Bismuth(III) bromide catalyzed synthesis of polyhydroquinoline derivatives via the Hantzsch reaction

Joshua S. Yoo, Thomas J. Laughlin, Joseph J. Krob, Ram S. Mohan

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Bismuth(III) bromide is an efficient catalyst for the one-pot multicomponent synthesis of polyhydroquinolines via the Hantzsch reaction. The mild reaction conditions, short reaction times, high yields, and the remarkably low toxicity of bismuth compounds make this method especially attractive.
Original languageAmerican English
JournalTetrahedron Letters
StatePublished - May 2015


  • green chemistry


  • Organic Chemistry

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