Synthesis of 2,3-epoxy-1-phenyl-3-aryl-1-propanone by combination of phase transfer catalyst and ultrasound irradiation
Year: 2009 Issue: 1 January-March
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Ji-Tai Li, Xian-Feng Liu, Ying Yin, Chao Du,
Seven 2,3-epoxy-1-phenyl-3-aryl-1-propanones were synthesized via epoxidation of the corresponding 1-phenyl-3-aryl-2-propen-1-ones with 30% aqueous hydrogen peroxide in 74-99% yields using benzyldimethyltetradecylammonium chloride as phase transfer catalyst under ultrasound irradiation.KEYWORDS
- phase-transfer catalysis
- ultrasonic irradiation