Journal of Chemistry

Journal of Chemistry / 2010 / Article

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Volume 7 |Article ID 801017 | 8 pages |

One Pot Synthetic Method of New Keto Diphenyl Selenide Compounds

Received28 Feb 2010
Accepted01 May 2010


A series of hitherto unreported mono- and di-keto diphenyl selenides have been efficiently synthesized in high yields by treatment of diphenyl selenide (1) with appropriately substituted acyl chloride using anhydrous aluminum chloride as catalyst and methylene chloride as solvent. The structures of the synthesized compounds have been confirmed by elemental and spectral analysis.

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