A simple route for the synthesis of novel \(N\)-alkyl-2-(alkylthio)-1\(H\)-imidazole derivatives

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Novel \(N\)-alkyl-2-(alkylthio)-1\(H\)-imidazole derivatives were synthesized in a single step by an efficient and simple method in high yields. Readily available starting materials, mild reaction conditions, operational simplicity and novelty are the key advantages of this method. Besides their novel structures, these compounds may have important biological activities and industrial applications.

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We gratefully acknowledge the financial support from the Research Council of the University of Tehran.

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Kianmehr, E., Shamsaei Zafarghandi, N. & Ghanbari, M. A simple route for the synthesis of novel \(N\)-alkyl-2-(alkylthio)-1\(H\)-imidazole derivatives. Mol Divers 17, 383–388 (2013). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11030-013-9430-5

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Keywords

  • Imidazoles
  • Heterocycles
  • 2-Alkylthioimidazoles
  • Thiocyanate
  • Library synthesis