Diels-Alder reactions have been investigated in pyridinium based ionic liquids. These solvents are found to be more effective compared to the organic solvent studied, in enhancing the reaction rate and product yields. Recycled ionic liquids also gave excellent results.
- 1-Ethyl-pyridinium tetrafluoroborate
- 1-Ethyl-pyridinium trifluoroacetate
- Diels-Alder reaction
- Ionic liquid
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Drug Discovery
- Organic Chemistry