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ZnO nanorods catalyzed N-alkylation of piperidin-4-one, 4(3H)-pyrimidone, and ethyl 6-chloro-1,2-dihydro-2-oxo-4-phenylquinoline-3-carboxylate

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Citation Information: Chemical Papers. Volume 64, Issue 5, Pages 678–682, ISSN (Online) 1336-9075, DOI: 10.2478/s11696-010-0045-3, August 2010

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An efficient ligand-free cross-coupling reaction of 2-chloro-3-(chloromethyl)benzo[h]quinoline with N-heterocycles such as piperidin-4-one, 4(3H)-pyrimidone, and ethyl 6-chloro-1,2-dihydro-2-oxo-4-phenylquinoline-3-carboxylate using a catalytic amount of ZnO nanorods as a recyclable catalyst and KOH as the base in DMSO under reflux at 110°C is reported.

Keywords: ZnO nanorods; N-alkylation; nitrogen heterocycles

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