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Methods for Metal and Non-Metal Catalyzed Synthesis of Six-Membered Oxygen Containing Poly-Heterocycles

[ Vol. 14 , Issue. 4 ]


Navjeet Kaur*   Pages 531 - 556 ( 26 )


In recent decades, a large number of reports related to synthesis of N, O and S containing heterocycles have appeared owing to a wide variety of their biological activity. We need a catalyst system that not only shows high activity and selectivity but also possesses the ease of catalyst separation and recovery. Therefore, the different metals are used as a catalyst for the synthesis of oxygen containing heterocyclic compounds. This review focuses on the use of metal as a catalyst for the synthesis of O-heterocylces. It describes the formation of sixmembered heterocyclic rings.


Heterocycles, oxygen, metal, non-metal, synthesis, six-membered rings.


Department of Chemistry, Banasthali University, Banasthali-304022 (Rajasthan)

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