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Facile Synthesis of 1,1-Diacetates Catalyzed by MCM-41-SO3H Under Solvent-free Condition
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1  Department of Chemsitry, Iran University of Science and Technology, Tehran, Iran

Abstract: We report herein that acylals can be prepared very fast and in excellent yields by the direct condensation of aldehydes with acetic anhydride under solvent-free condition by employing of a mesoporous derivatized Mobile Crystalline Material, MCM-41-SO3H as heterogeneous catalyst at room temperature.
Keywords: Acylals, MCM Mesoporous Materials, Carbonyl Protection