Formation of a renewable amide, 3-acetamido-5-acetylfuran, via direct conversion of N-acetyl-D-glucosamine

Kerton, Francesca M. and Omari, Khaled Walid Baker and Murphy, Jennifer N. (2012) Formation of a renewable amide, 3-acetamido-5-acetylfuran, via direct conversion of N-acetyl-D-glucosamine. RSC Advances, 2 (11). pp. 4642-4644. ISSN 2046-2069

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Abstract

An effective method for transforming an amino-sugar into an N-substituted furan in an ionic liquid is reported. B(OH)3 significantly improves the yield (60%, 3 min MW heating).

Item Type: Article
URI: http://research.library.mun.ca/id/eprint/5999
Item ID: 5999
Department(s): Science, Faculty of > Chemistry
Date: 5 April 2012
Date Type: Publication
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