Diels-Alder reactions in pyridinium based ionic liquids

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Diels-Alder reactions have been investigated in pyridinium based ionic liquids. These solvents are found to be more effective compared to the organic solvent studied, in enhancing the reaction rate and product yields. Recycled ionic liquids also gave excellent results.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)8339-8342
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number45
StatePublished - Nov 1 2004
Externally publishedYes


  • 1-Ethyl-pyridinium tetrafluoroborate
  • 1-Ethyl-pyridinium trifluoroacetate
  • Diels-Alder reaction
  • Ionic liquid

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry


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