Journal of Chemistry

Journal of Chemistry / 2012 / Article

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Volume 9 |Article ID 198615 | 6 pages |

Microwave-Assisted, One-Pot Three Component Synthesis of 2-Phenyl H-imidazo[1,2-α]pyridine

Received05 Nov 2011
Accepted07 Jan 2012


A novel synthesis of 2-phenylH-imidazio[1,2-α] pyridines is described from a one-pot, three-component reaction between pyridine, guanidine (urea or thiourea) and α-bromoketones under microwave irradiation and solvent-free conditions in excellent yields.

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