Chemistry of Heterocyclic Compounds

, Volume 34, Issue 2, pp 171–173 | Cite as

Alkylation of 1-methyl-2-benzimidazolylacetonitrile

  • Yu. M. Volovenko


Alkylation of 1-methyl-2-benzimidazolylacetonitrile by esters of α-halogenocarboxylic acids and chloromethylarenes in dimethylformamide in the presence of potassium carbonate proceeds at the carbon atom of the methylene group.


Methylene Ester Potassium Organic Chemistry Carbon Atom 
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