Synthesis of 5-Substituted 2, 9-Dimethyl-1,10-Phenanthroline Dialdehydes and Their Schiff Bases with Sulfur-Containing Amines


Eight new Schiff bases of 5-nitro and 5-bromo-substituted 1,10-phenanthroline-2,9-dicarboxaldehydes with sulfur-containing amines, thiosemicarbazide, S-alkyl/aryl dithiocarbazates and 2-mercaptoaniline have been synthesized and characterized by a variety of spectroscopic methods. The condensation reactions of the dialdehydes with the amines were carried out both in the presence and absence of conc. sulfuric acid. A significant increase in yield of the Schiff bases was observed when the reactions were carried out in the presence of sulfuric acid.

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Z. Jaman, M. Karim, T. Siddiquee, A. Mirza and M. Ali, "Synthesis of 5-Substituted 2, 9-Dimethyl-1,10-Phenanthroline Dialdehydes and Their Schiff Bases with Sulfur-Containing Amines," International Journal of Organic Chemistry, Vol. 3 No. 3, 2013, pp. 214-219. doi: 10.4236/ijoc.2013.33029.

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