Nano-Ceria (CeO2): An Efficient Catalyst for the Multi-Component Synthesis of a Variety of Key Medicinal Heterocyclic Compounds

Document Type : Review Article


1 Department of Chemistry, Payame Noor University, 19395-4697 Tehran, I.R. IRAN

2 School of Engineering Science, College of Engineering, University of Tehran, P.O. Box 11365-4563 Tehran, I.R. IRAN


This review gives an overview of the applications of ceria nanoparticles as inexpensive, efficient, reusable, and environmentally sustainable heterogeneous catalysts for the synthesis of a variety of key medicinal heterocyclic compounds with the emphasis on mechanistic aspects of the reactions. Literature has been surveyed from 2005 to 2018.


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