Collect. Czech. Chem. Commun. 2011, 76, 1285-1298
Published online 2011-10-23 09:08:09

Multi-component synthesis of 2-amino-4H-chromenes catalyzed by nano ZnO in water

Mona Hosseini-Sarvari* and Sara Shafiei-Haghighi

Department of Chemistry, Shiraz University, Shiraz, I. R. Iran


Naphthalenediols, 1- and 2-naphthols, and phenols in the presence of nano ZnO as catalyst and water as green solvent react with methylenemalononitrile, generated in situ from aldehyde and malononitrile, to yield 2-amino-4H-chromenes.

Keywords: Heterocycles; Nanostructures; Heterogeneous catalysis; Green chemistry.

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