Monatshefte für Chemie - Chemical Monthly

, Volume 141, Issue 11, pp 1159–1182

Recent developments in benzotriazole methodology for construction of pharmacologically important heterocyclic skeletons

  • Raju R. Kale
  • Virendra Prasad
  • Prabhu P. Mohapatra
  • Vinod K. Tiwari
Review

DOI: 10.1007/s00706-010-0378-1

Cite this article as:
Kale, R.R., Prasad, V., Mohapatra, P.P. et al. Monatsh Chem (2010) 141: 1159. doi:10.1007/s00706-010-0378-1

Abstract

Benzotriazole methodology, nowadays recognized as a versatile, useful, and most successful synthesis protocol, has grown from an obscure level to very high popularity, since benzotriazole can easily be introduced into a molecule by a variety of reactions, activates it toward numerous transformations, is sufficiently stable during the course of reactions, and finally can easily be removed at the end of the reaction sequence. In this review, we briefly describe the way benzotriazole methodology has grown to its present height, the opportunities and its potentiality in the synthesis of diverse pharmacologically important heterocyclic skeletons.

Graphical abstract

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Keywords

HeterocyclesBenzotriazoleCyclizationYlide

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Raju R. Kale
    • 1
  • Virendra Prasad
    • 1
  • Prabhu P. Mohapatra
    • 2
  • Vinod K. Tiwari
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Chemistry, Centre of Advanced StudyBanaras Hindu UniversityVaranasiIndia
  2. 2.Reviva Pharmaceuticals Inc.San JoseUSA