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One-pot synthesis of imidazolinium salts via the ring opening of tetrahydrofuran

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Abstract

A new one-pot synthesis of C2-hydroxypropyl-substituted imidazolinium salts via the ring opening of tetrahydrofuran (THF) with N,N′-disubstituted diamines has been developed. Preliminary studies of the reaction mechanism suggest the CO2-promoted oxidative ring opening of THF followed by Hg(II)-mediated oxidation of an imidazolidine intermediate. These novel C2-substituted imidazolinium salts have shown to be active catalysts for the aza-Diels–Alder reactions.

Graphical abstract: One-pot synthesis of imidazolinium salts via the ring opening of tetrahydrofuran

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The article was received on 05 Aug 2017, accepted on 25 Aug 2017 and first published on 25 Aug 2017


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C7DT02883K
Citation: Dalton Trans., 2017,46, 12430-12433
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    One-pot synthesis of imidazolinium salts via the ring opening of tetrahydrofuran

    Y. Huang, Y. Zhao, P. Wang, T. Okamura, B. N. Laforteza, Y. Lu, W. Sun and J. Yu, Dalton Trans., 2017, 46, 12430
    DOI: 10.1039/C7DT02883K

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