Synthesis of 3,3-Arylidene Bis(4-Hydroxycoumarin) Catalyzed by p-Dodecylbenzenesulfonic Acid (DBSA) in Aqueous Media and Microwave Irradiation


A series of 3,3-arylidene bis(4-hydroxycoumarins) were synthesized by the reaction of aromatic aldehydes with 4-hydroxycoumarin using dodecylbenzenesulfonic acid as Br?nsted acid-surfactant catalyst in aqueous media and under microwave irradiation. The present method is operationally simple and the use of water as the reaction medium makes the process environmentally benign.

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Shamsaddini, A. and Sheikhhosseini, E. (2014) Synthesis of 3,3-Arylidene Bis(4-Hydroxycoumarin) Catalyzed by p-Dodecylbenzenesulfonic Acid (DBSA) in Aqueous Media and Microwave Irradiation. International Journal of Organic Chemistry, 4, 135-141. doi: 10.4236/ijoc.2014.42015.

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