Introduction of Bis(methylenebis(1,4-phenylene))sulfamic Acid as a New Halogen-Free Acidic Catalyst and Its Usage in the Synthesis of New Xanthene-Based Heterocyclic Compounds

Document Type : Research Article


Department of Chemistry, University of Guilan, Rasht, I.R. IRAN


In this work, a new sulfamic acid-based catalyst that could be used in the solid phase was synthesized using chlorosulfonic acid and methylene dianiline in a simple manner. The structure of the catalyst was characterized, and then it was used as a catalyst in the synthesis of biologically active xanthene derivatives to the evaluation of its efficiency. The mentioned catalyst showed better catalytic activity than the other reported ones from the points of simple using at solid phase and being free of environmental pollutant halogens. The results verified its capability for improving the reactions, which usually need an acidic catalyst to perform. Finally, bis(xanthenes) are synthesized using this catalyst for the first time in good yields. The structures of the new compounds were verified using FT-IR, H-NMR, and C-NMR spectroscopies.


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