An Efficient One Pot Procedure for Preparation of Symmetrical N,N'-Disubstituted Urea from Aromatic and Aliphatic Amines and Urea under Microwave Irradiation

Document Type: Research Article

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1 Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Shahid Beheshti University, Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran, I.R. IRAN, I.R. IRAN

2 Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran, I.R. IRAN

Abstract

A phosgene-free synthesis of symmetrical N,N'-disubstituted urea by the reaction of aromatic and aliphatic primary amines and urea promoted by  microwave irradiation in the presence of a suitable energy-transfer solvent such as N-N-dimethylacetamide is described.

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