Efficient synthesis of azo dye labeled terpenes, sugars, and steroids using N-(4-arylazobenzoyl)-1H-benzotriazoles

Alan R. Katritzky, Srinivasa R. Tala, Nader E. Abo-Dya, Zakaria K. Abdel-Samii

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Abstract

N-(4-Arylazobenzoyl)-1H-benzotriazoles react with hydroxyterpenes, sugars, and steroids in the presence of 1,8-diazabicyclo[ 5.4.0]undec-7-ene (DBU) at room temperature in tetrahydrofuran to afford azo dye labeled terpenes, sugars, and steroids (45-82% yield).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article numberM07108SS
Pages (from-to)1708-1714
Number of pages7
JournalSynthesis
Issue number10
DOIs
StatePublished - May 1 2009

Keywords

  • Acylations
  • Azo dyes
  • Steroids
  • Sugars
  • Terpenes

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