GSC  Vol.1 No.3 , August 2011
Cerium (IV) Ammonium Nitrate (CAN) Mediated Reactions IV. A Highly Efficient Synthesis of N,N’-Diarylsubstituted Formamidines in Water at Ambient Temperature
ABSTRACT
A green, simple and highly efficient synthesis of N,N-diarylsubstituted formamidines has been developed employs reaction of triethylorthoformate (TEO) with aromatic amines catalyzed by cerium (IV) ammonium nitrate (CAN) in water at ambient temperature. This method offers the advantages of proceeding under environmentally friendly technique with high yields and simplicity either in conducting the reaction or handling the products.

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nullK. Sadek, A. Alnajjar, R. Mekheimer, N. Mohamed and H. Mohamed, "Cerium (IV) Ammonium Nitrate (CAN) Mediated Reactions IV. A Highly Efficient Synthesis of N,N’-Diarylsubstituted Formamidines in Water at Ambient Temperature," Green and Sustainable Chemistry, Vol. 1 No. 3, 2011, pp. 92-97. doi: 10.4236/gsc.2011.13015.
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