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E-Journal of Chemistry
Volume 8 (2011), Issue 4, Pages 1859-1863

L as an Efficient Catalyst for Synthesis of Aldimines at Ambient Temperature Condition

S. S. Kottawar, S. V. Goswami, P. B. Thorat, and S. R Bhusare

Department of Chemistry, Dnyanopasak College, Parbhani-431401, MS, India

Received 26 September 2010; Accepted 21 November 2010

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Some new aldimines were synthesized from substituted 2-amino thiazoles and different aromatic aldehydes using L-proline as an efficient catalyst. The structure elucidation of aldimines has been made on the basis of elemental analysis and spectral data. The easy work up, higher yield and shorter reaction time are the advantages of the method.