New Schiff Bases from 6,6’-Diformyl-2,2’-Bipyridyl with Amines Containing O, S, N and F: Synthesis and Characterization


Eight novel Schiff Bases, from 6,6′-diformyl-2,2′-bipyridyl (1a, 43%)with O, N, S and F containing amines: Thiosemicarbazide (2a, 70%), 4-Ethyl-3-thiosemicabazide (2b, 75%), 4,4-Dimethyl-3-thio-semicarbazide (2c, 75%), S-benzyldithiocarbazide, SBDTC (2d, 80%), (Trifluromethyl) phenylhy-drazine (2e, 80%), 4-Phenyl-3-thiosemcarbazide (2f, 80%), Thiocarbazide (2g, 70%), 2-Amino-thiophenol (2h, 65%), have been synthesized. The conventional method of synthesis of the Schiff bases involves refluxing the reaction mixture containing the diformyls and amines for 1 hour. The solid products that had formed were filtered off using suction filtration. In few reactions, 2 - 3 drops of conc. sulfuric acid were used to obtain high yield. The structures of all eight novel synthesized compounds have fully been characterized by spectroscopic (IR, NMR, MS) methods.

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Razzak, M. , Karim, M. , Hoq, M. and Mirza, A. (2015) New Schiff Bases from 6,6’-Diformyl-2,2’-Bipyridyl with Amines Containing O, S, N and F: Synthesis and Characterization. International Journal of Organic Chemistry, 5, 264-270. doi: 10.4236/ijoc.2015.54026.

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