Benign approaches for the synthesis of bis-imine Schiff bases

Tania R. Van Den Ancker, Gareth W.V. Cave, Colin L. Raston

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Pure bis-imine Schiff bases are readily accessible in high yield, typically >95%, when aliphatic diamine/aldehyde condensation reactions are carried out under solvent-free conditions or in poly(propyleneglycol) (PPG) as a recyclable reaction medium, with negligible waste.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)50-53
Number of pages4
JournalGreen Chemistry
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 5 Apr 2006
Externally publishedYes


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