Transesterification Reactions Catalyzed by a Recyclable Heterogeneous Zinc/Imidazole Catalyst

Daiki Nakatake, Ryo Yazaki, Yoshimasa Matsushima, Takashi Ohshima

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Abstract

We report the development of a universal and recyclable heterogeneous zinc/imidazole catalyst. The catalyst is recoverable through simple filtration and can be reused at least five times, retaining its catalytic activity. Leached zinc species were not responsible for the observed catalysis based on the hot filtration test and ICP-MS analysis. The heterogeneous zinc catalyst also promotes chemoselective transesterification over amidation. (Figure presented.).

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2569-2574
Number of pages6
JournalAdvanced Synthesis and Catalysis
Volume358
Issue number15
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2016

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Catalysis
  • Organic Chemistry

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