Journal of the Iranian Chemical Society

, Volume 7, Issue 3, pp 646–651 | Cite as

3-Methyl-1-Sulfonic acid imidazolium chloride as a new, efficient and recyclable catalyst and solvent for the preparation of N-sulfonyl imines at room temperature

  • M. A. Zolfigol
  • A. Khazaei
  • A. R. Moosavi-Zare
  • A. Zare


New Brønsted acidic ionic liquid, 3-methyl-1-sulfonic acid imidazolium chloride {[Msim]Cl} was used as an efficient, green and reusable catalyst and solvent for the synthesis of N-sulfonyl imines via the condensation of sulfonamides with aldehydes as well as isatin. The reactions proceeded at room temperature and the title compounds were obtained in high to excellent yields and in relatively short reaction times.


Brønsted acidic ionic liquid 3-Methyl-1-sulfonic acid imidazolium chloride {[Msim]Cl} N-Sulfonyl imine Sulfonamide Aldehyde 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of ChemistryBu-Ali Sina UniversityHamedanIran
  2. 2.Department of ChemistryPayame Noor University (PNU)Iran

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