What is it about?
A synthetic polymer is used for the acetylation of a variety of functional groups in including alcohols, phenols, thiols and amines under solvent-free and mild conditions. The heterogeneous catalyst was recycled several times without a significant loss of catalytic efficiency.
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Why is it important?
The efficient and practical protection and deprotection of functional groups are crucial in the full synthesis of organic transformations.
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This page is a summary of: Poly(N-vinylimidazole) as an efficient catalyst for acetylation of alcohols, phenols, thiols and amines under solvent-free conditions, RSC Advances, January 2013, Royal Society of Chemistry, DOI: 10.1039/c2ra21295a.
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