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Journal of Chemistry
Volume 2013, Article ID 790878, 4 pages
Research Article

Substituent Effects on Solvent-Free Synthesis (MWAOS) of Dihydroquinazolinones by the Addition of Isatoic Anhydride to a Series of Phenyl-Substituted N-(Phenylmethylidene) Anilines

Veliyanad Post, Ernakulam District, Kerala 682313, India

Received 4 June 2012; Revised 3 August 2012; Accepted 3 August 2012

Academic Editor: Joaquin Campos

Copyright © 2013 Abhilash Mullasseril. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


The present study concentrates on the synthesis of a series of dihydroquinazolinones by applying the green concept Microwave Assisted Organic Synthesis (MWAOS) with high atom economy. A series of phenyl-substituted N-(phenylmethylidene) anilines are coupled with isatoic anhydride using a microwave oven.