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E-Journal of Chemistry
Volume 7, Issue 3, Pages 875-881

Application of Heteropoly Acids as Heterogeneous and Recyclable Catalysts for Friedländer Synthesis of Quinolines

Majid M. Heravi,1 Negar Mokhtari Haj,1 Bita Baghernejad,1 Y. SH. Beheshtia,1 and Fatemeh F. Bamoharram2

1Department of Chemistry, School of Science, Azzahra University, Vanak, Tehran, Iran
2Department of Chemistry, School of Sciences, Azad University Khorasan Branch, Mashhad, Iran

Received 18 October 2009; Accepted 15 December 2009

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New convenient conditions for the Friedländer synthesis of quinolines are described. Quinolines were readily prepared in the presence of heteropolyacids as heterogeneous and recyclable catalysts in good yields.