An efficient method for the synthesis of GO-chitosan bionanocomposite is demonstrated. Also, GO-chitosan is used as a green nanocatalyst in the synthesis of tetra-substituted imidazoles. This protocol has many advantages such as short reaction time, high yield, easy isolation of the catalyst and solvent-free conditions. We put upon Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy (FT-IR) and scanning electron microscopy (SEM) analyzes for the confirmation of the nanocomposite production.
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Preparation and catalytic application of graphene oxide-chitosan bionanocomposite
Published: 30 October 2015 by MDPI in The 19th International Electronic Conference on Synthetic Organic Chemistry session General Organic Synthesis
Keywords: Graphene oxide, chitosan, bionanocomposite, nanocatalyst, imidazole.