Three-component mannich-like reaction of 2-aminoimidazole

Sudhir R. Shengule, Peter Karuso*

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A three-component reaction of 2-aminoimidazole with various aldehydes and amines is described that generates 4-substituted 2-aminoimidazoles containing a new chiral centre, a new CC bond and a new CN bond. The reactions can be conducted in water and require only sodium carbonate as reagent.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1617-1620
Number of pages4
JournalAustralian Journal of Chemistry
Issue number12
Publication statusPublished - 2011


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