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ISRN Organic Chemistry
Volume 2012, Article ID 963195, 6 pages
Research Article

A Convenient, TiCl4/SnCl4-Mediated Synthesis of N-Phenyl or N-Aryl Benzamidines and N-Phenylpicolinamidines

School of Chemical Sciences, North Maharashtra University, Jalgaon 425 001, India

Received 24 April 2012; Accepted 19 June 2012

Academic Editors: J. Mlochowski, D. Sémeril, and B. Zacharie

Copyright © 2012 Umesh D. Patil and Pramod P. Mahulikar. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


A new, TiCl4-or SnCl4-mediated, solvent-free method was developed for the synthesis of N-Aryl benzamidines and N-phenylpicolinamidines, in moderate-to-good yield, using suitable amines and nitriles as starting materials.