Solar Thermochemical Reactions IV: Unusual Reaction of Nitrones with Acetonitrile Derivatives Induced by Solar Thermal Energy


The behaviour of cyanothioacetamide 1 and the acetonitrile derivatives 6 and 10, respectively, towards the nitrones 2a-i induced by free solar thermal energy is reported. Structures and reaction mechanisms are also discussed.

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R. Mekheimer, K. Al-Zaydi, A. Al-Shamary and K. Sadek, "Solar Thermochemical Reactions IV: Unusual Reaction of Nitrones with Acetonitrile Derivatives Induced by Solar Thermal Energy," Green and Sustainable Chemistry, Vol. 1 No. 4, 2011, pp. 176-181. doi: 10.4236/gsc.2011.14027.

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