Facile and Efficient Method for Synthesis of Benzimidazole Derivatives Catalyzed by Zinc Triflate


We report the synthesis of benzimidazole derivatives using zinc triflate as an efficient catalyst. One-pot synthesis of 2-substituted benzimidazole derivatives from o-phynelyenediamine and substituted aldehydes were developed under zinc triflate in ethanol solvent at reflux temperature.

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R. Srinivasulu, K. Ravi Kumar and P. Veera Venkata Satyanarayana, "Facile and Efficient Method for Synthesis of Benzimidazole Derivatives Catalyzed by Zinc Triflate," Green and Sustainable Chemistry, Vol. 4 No. 1, 2014, pp. 33-37. doi: 10.4236/gsc.2014.41006.

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