Silver Nanoparticles Supported on Chitosan as a Green and Robust Heterogeneous Catalyst for Direct Synthesis of Nitrogen Heterocyclic Compounds under Green Conditions

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Submitted: 19-01-2018
Published: 15-04-2019
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The catalytic efficiency of silver nanoparticles supported on chitosan as a green, robust, and efficient nanocatalyst for the direct synthesis of biologically active compounds, such as: imidazole derivatives as well as pyrazine scaffolds through multi-component reactions strategy, have been demonstrated. In this work, imidazole derivatives were achieved via pseudo four-component reactions by utilization of benzaldehydes, benzils, anilines, and ammonium acetate under solvent-free conditions. Moreover, pyrazine scaffolds were synthesized through a three-component reaction of phenylenediamine derivatives, isocyanides and various ketones in water. The main advantages of this protocol are the  reusability of the catalyst, operational simplicity, mild reaction conditions, and high-yielding. Copyright © 2019 BCREC Group. All rights reserved

Received: 19th January 2018; Revised: 10th September 2018; Accepted: 18th September 2018; Available online: 25th January 2019; Published regularly: April 2019

How to Cite: Hamzavi, S.F., Jamili, S., Yousefzadi, M., Moradi, A.M., Biuki, N.A. (2019). Silver Nanoparticles Supported on Chitosan as a Green and Robust Heterogeneous Catalyst for Direct Synthesis of Nitrogen Heterocyclic Compounds under Green Conditions. Bulletin of Chemical Reaction Engineering & Catalysis, 14 (1): 51-59 (doi:10.9767/bcrec.14.1.2105.51-59)

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Chitosan; Silver nanoparticles; Heterogeneous catalyst; Heterocyclic compounds; Green chemistry

  1. Seyedeh Fazileh Fazileh Hamzavi 
    Department of Marine Biology, Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University , Tehran, Iran, Islamic Republic of
  2. Shahla Jamili 
    Department of Marine Biology, Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University , Tehran, Iran Iranian Fisheries Science Research Institute, Agricultural Research Education and Extension Organization, Tehran, Iran, Islamic Republic of
  3. Morteza Yousefzadi 
    Department of Marine Biology, Faculty of Marine Science and Technology, University of Hormozgan , Bandarabbas, Iran, Islamic Republic of
  4. Ali Mashinchian Moradi 
    Department of Marine Biology, Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University , Tehran, Iran, Islamic Republic of
  5. Narges Amrollahi Biuki 
    Department of Marine Biology, Faculty of Marine Science and Technology, University of Hormozgan , Bandarabbas, Iran, Islamic Republic of
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