CiteScore: 1.9     h-index: 21

Document Type : Original Research Article


School of Studies in Chemistry, Jiwaji, University, Gwalior (M.P.)-474011 India


In this investigation H-Mordenite Zeolite has been shown to be an efficient, rapid, green, stable, Chemoselective and recyclable catalyst for the synthesis of 1, 1- diacetates (acylals) of various aromatic aldehydes under solvent- free conditions at room temperature. The main advantages of this protocol include low catalyst loading, shorter reaction time, excellent yields, eco-friendly, mild-condition, easy work-up procedures and reusable catalyst. This method must be useful in future for the synthesis of similar derivatives. The synthesized zeolite was characterized by various techniques via X-ray diffraction (XRD), Scanning Electronic microscopy (SEM), Fourier transform-infrared (FTIR spectroscopy) and Brunauer–Emmett–Teller (BET) surface area analysis. The synthesized reaction products were characterized by FTIR and 1H-NMR technique. Further investigation of the application of H-MOR zeolite for other reactions is ongoing in our laboratory.

Graphical Abstract

H-mordenite zeolite as an efficient, rapid and recyclable catalyst for chemoselective synthesis of 1,1-diacetates under solvent-free conditions


Main Subjects

[1]. Kochhar K.S., Bal B.S., Deshpande R.P., Rajadhyaksha S.N., Pinnick H.W. J. Org. Chem., 1983, 1765:1767
[2]. Banks R.E., Miller J.A., Nunn M.J., Stanley P., Weakley T.R. J. Chem. Soc., 1981, 1096:1102
[3]. Snider B.B., Amin S.G. Synth. Commun., 1978, 117:125
[4]. Frick J.G., Harper R.J.J. Appl. Polym. Sci., 1984, 1433:1447
[5]. Jin T.S., Sun G., Li Y.W., Li T.S. Green Chem., 2002, 255:256
[6]. Gregory M.J. J. Chem. Soc., 1970, 1201:1207
[7]. Freeman F., Karcherski E.M. J. Chem. Eng. Data, 1977, 355:357
[8]. Kumar H.M.S., Reddy B.V.S., Reddy P.T., Yadav J.S. J. Chem. Res., 2000, 86:89
[9]. Wang C. Synth. Commun., 2002, 3469:3473
[10]. Michie J.K., Miller J.A. Synthesis, 1981, 824:825
[11]. Karimi B., Seradj H., Ebrahimian R.G. Synlett., 2000, 623:624
[12]. Jin T.S., Zhang Z.H. Synth. Commun., 1997, 3379:3383
[13]. Curini M., Epifano F., Marcotullio M.C., Rosati. O.M.  Tetrahedron Lett., 2002, 2709:2711
[14]. Joshi M.V., Narasimbam, C.S. J. Catal., 1993, 308:310
[15]. Rajn S.V. J. Chem. Res., 1996, 68:71
[16]. Aggarwal V.K., Fonquerna S., Vennall G.P. Synlett., 1998, 849:850
[17]. Carrigan M.D., Eash K.J., Oswald M.C. Tetrahedron Lett.,  2001, 8133:8135
[18]. Smitha G., Sanjeeva Reddy Ch. Tetrahedron., 2003, 9571:9576
[19]. Hajipour A.R., Zarei A., Ruoho A.E. Tetrahedron Lett.,  2007, 2881:2884
[20]. Ziyaei A., Azizi N., Saidi M.R. J. Mol. Catal. A: Chem.,  2005, 138:141
[21]. Ballini R., Bordoni M., Bosica G., Maggi R. Tetrahedron Lett.,  1998, 39:7587
[22]. Hajipour A.R., Khazdooz L., Ruoho A.E. Catal. Commun.,  2008, 89:96
[23]. J.S. Yadav, B.V.S. Reddy, P. Sreedhar, G. Kondaji, K. Nagaiah, Catal. Commun.,  2008, 25:590.
[24]. Zhang F., Zhong Y., Zhu W. J. Mol. Catal. A: Chem.,  2014, 167:171
[25]. Gowravaram S., Abraham S., Ramalingam T.  J. Chem.,  2002, 144:147
[26]. Yadegari M., Moghadam M., Mirkhani V., Mohammadpoor-Baltork I. Inorganica Chimica. Acta, 2012, 102:105