Ionic liquids as efficient catalysts for synthesis of phosphorylated dialkyl succinates containing phthalazin-1-one moieties

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Department of Chemistry, Islamic Azad University, Science and Research Branch, Ponak Tehran, Iran.


Ionic liquids such as 1,3-dialkylimidazolium salts make excellent catalysts and solvents for synthesis of dialkyl 2-(dialkoxyphosphoryl)-3-(1-oxo-1-H-phthalazin-2-yl)succinates from 2H-phthalazin-1-one, dialkyl acetylenedicarboxylates, and trialkyl phosphites. Under similar conditions, triphenyl phosphite led to dialkyl 2-(diphenoxyphosphoryl)-3-(1-oxo-1-H-phthalazin-2-yl)succinates. The ionic liquid was readily recycled and can be reused four times without significant loss of activity or mass.


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  • Receive Date: 20 January 2014
  • Revise Date: 01 February 2014
  • Accept Date: 06 March 2014
  • First Publish Date: 01 June 2014