Nano-γ-Fe2O3: Efficient, Reusable and Green Catalyst for N-tert-Butoxycarbonylation of Amines in Water


An efficient and versatile practical protocol for the chemoselective N-tert-butoxycarbonylation of amines using Nano-γ-Fe2O3 and (BOC)2O. Nano-γ-Fe2O3 was applied as an efficient, green, heterogeneous and reusable catalyst at ambient temperature; the method is general for the preparation of N-Boc derivatives of aliphatic, heterocyclic, aromatic as well as amino acid derivatives.

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Medisetti, V. , Parimi, U. , Babu Anagani, R. and V. V. V. Satyanarayana, K. (2014) Nano-γ-Fe2O3: Efficient, Reusable and Green Catalyst for N-tert-Butoxycarbonylation of Amines in Water. Green and Sustainable Chemistry, 4, 95-101. doi: 10.4236/gsc.2014.42014.

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