Collect. Czech. Chem. Commun. 2011, 76, 1979-1990
Published online 2012-01-31 08:36:38

Formylation of amines and alcohols using aminopropylated mesoporous SBA-15 silica (APMS) as an efficient and recyclable catalyst

Reihaneh Malakootia,*, Sara Sobhanib,*, Nasrin Razavib, Soheila Shafieia and Rezvan Mokhtaria

a Nanochemistry Research Laboratory, Department of Chemistry, University of Birjand, Birjand 414, Iran
b Department of Chemistry, College of Sciences, Birjand University, Birjand 414, Iran


Aminopropylated mesoporous SBA-15 silica (APMS) is introduced as a new, recyclable and efficient catalyst for the formylation of a variety of amines and alcohols by using readily available formic acid under solvent-free conditions.

Keywords: SBA-15; Solid bases; Formylation; Amines; Alcohols.

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