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E-Journal of Chemistry
Volume 1 (2004), Issue 4, Pages 194-198

Synthesis of Some New Azetidinone Derivatives Containing Aryl Sulfonyloxy Group

H. S. Patel and H. D. Desai

Department of Chemistry, S. P. University, Vallabh Vidyanagar – 388 120, Gujarat, India

Received 23 April 2004; Accepted 9 June 2004

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Some novel azetidinone derivatives containing aryl sulfonyloxy group have been prepared. The 4-sulfonyloxy aniline derivative (2) has been prepared by reaction of 4-nitro phenol (sodium salt) with N-acetyl sulfanilyl chloride (ASC) followed by hydrolysis by ethanolic HCl. This compound (2) undergoes facile condensation reaction with aromatic aldehydes to yield different Schiff’s bases (3a-h). Cyclocondensation of compounds (3a-h) with chloro acetyl chloride yields different 2-azetidinone derivatives (4a-h).