The transposing of isomer yields in the methanolyses of N-substituted quinolinimides by triethylamine

Theodorus Van Es, Benjamin Staskun*, Peter Karuso

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The effect of triethylamine in transposing the respective yields of the two isomeric esters ensuing from the methanolysis of N-substituted quinolinimides is described and is rationalized with a mechanism.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)53-61
Number of pages9
JournalSouth African Journal of Chemistry
Publication statusPublished - 2012


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