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Explain Gabriel phtalimide synthesis?

Explain Gabriel phtalimide synthesis?

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Badiuddin askIITians.ismu Expert
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13 years ago

Hi deb saha

Gabriel Synthesis

Potassium phthalimide is a -NH2-synthon which allows the preparation of primary amines by reaction with alkyl halides. After alkylation, the phthalimid is not nucleophile and does not react anymore. Product is cleaved by reaction with base or hydrazine, which leads to a stable cyclic product.


Mechanism of the Gabriel Synthesis

Cleavage:


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Badiuddin

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