Isatin Aldazines Synthesis using A Proton Exchanged Algerian Montmorillonite Clay as Acid Eco-friendly Catalyst

Boumadiene Benlahreche  -  Laboratoire de Chimie Fine, Faculté des Sciences Exactes et Appliquées, Université Oran1, Algeria
Assya Taleb  -  Laboratoire de Chimie Fine, Faculté des Sciences Exactes et Appliquées, Université Oran1, Algeria
Mokhtar B. Lahrech  -  Laboratoire de Chimie Organique et des Substances Naturelles, Faculté des Sciences Exactes et Informatiques, Université Ziane Achour, Algeria
*Salih Hacini orcid scopus  -  Laboratoire de Chimie Fine, Faculté des Sciences Exactes et Appliquées, Université Oran1, Algeria
Received: 28 Mar 2019; Revised: 14 May 2019; Accepted: 21 May 2019; Published: 1 Dec 2019; Available online: 30 Sep 2019.
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An efficient and easy procedure is developed for the synthesis of isatin aldazines or bis-Schiff bases of isatin, catalyzed by a proton exchanged Algerian montmorillonite clay (MMT-H+) as green catalyst. The products were obtained in two catalyzed steps under conventional heating in ethanol. Isatin-3-hydrazone obtained from the reaction of isatin with hydrazine monohydrate reacts in the second step with the appropriate aromatic aldehydes to give the desired products in good yields. The main advantages of using this protonated solid non-toxic catalyst in this synthesis are its availability and low cost, the simplicity of its use, the recycling possibilities without significant loss of its catalytic activity and its environmentally benign process. Copyright © 2019 BCREC Group. All rights reserved

Montmorillonite-H+; Isatine; Isatin-3-hydrazone; bis-Schiff bases; Isatin Aldazines; Green catalyst.

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