Russian Journal of General Chemistry

, Volume 86, Issue 6, pp 1412–1418 | Cite as

Benzyl alcohol-based synthesis of mono- and bis-dihydropyridines in the presence of Al(HSO4)3, sodium nitrite, and sodium bromide under solvent-free conditions

  • L. Z. FekriEmail author
  • M. Nikpassand


Dihydropyridines were synthesized in good to excellent yields in the presence of NaNO2, Al(HSO4)3, and a catalytic amount of NaBr at room temperature. Low cost, the use of available reagents, simple methodology, and easy work-up procedure make this method attractive for organic synthesis.


solvent free dihydropyridine benzyl alcohol Al (HSO4)3 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of ChemistryPayame Noor UniversityTehranIran
  2. 2.Department of Chemistry, Rasht BranchIslamic Azad UniversityRashtIran

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