An Efficient Protocol for Henry Reaction Using Basic Ionic Liquid [bmIm]OH as Catalyst and Reaction Medium
Henry reaction can be accelerated by basic ionic liquid 1-methyl-3-butylimidazolium hydroxide ([bmIm]OH) as catalyst and reaction medium with good yields in short time at room temperature. This strategy is general and works with a broad range of aldehydes. The recovered [bmIm]OH can be recycled with consistent activity.
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Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: 2008-04-01
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