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Issue 1, 2011
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β-Cyclodextrin catalysed synthesis of tryptanthrin in water

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Abstract

An efficient and green method has been developed for the synthesis of tryptanthrin employing β-cyclodextrin as a catalyst in aqueous media at room temperature from isatoic anhydride and isatin. The reactions were performed under mild conditions to afford biologically active natural product tryptanthrin in excellent yields.

Graphical abstract: β-Cyclodextrin catalysed synthesis of tryptanthrin in water

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The article was received on 06 Sep 2010, accepted on 11 Oct 2010 and first published on 02 Dec 2010


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C0GC00523A
Citation: Green Chem., 2011,13, 51-54
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    β-Cyclodextrin catalysed synthesis of tryptanthrin in water

    A. Kumar, V. D. Tripathi and P. Kumar, Green Chem., 2011, 13, 51
    DOI: 10.1039/C0GC00523A

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