|CAS Registry No.:||5306-85-4|
|Molecular Formula:||C8H14O4||Molecular Weight:||174.2|
13 C NMR
|C8 H14 O4||0.05 ml : 0.5 ml CDCl3|
|CAS Registry No.:||5306-85-4|
|Molecular Formula:||C8H14O4||Molecular Weight:||174.2|
13 C NMR
|C8 H14 O4||0.05 ml : 0.5 ml CDCl3|
Diethyl Isosorbide (DEI): D 20 +95.9 (c 1, in MeOH);
1H NMR (400 MHz; CDCl3; Me4Si): 4.63 (t, J = 4.2 Hz, 1H, H-4), 4.51 (d, J = 4.1 Hz, 1H, H-3), 4.06–3.90 (m, 5H, H- 1, H-2, H-5, H-6), 3.80–3.69 (m, 1H, CH2-OC-5), 3.63–3.49 (m, 4H, H-6, CH2-OC-5, CH2- OC-2), 1.23 ppm (dt, J = 17.8, 7.0 Hz, 6H, CH3CH2O-C-2, CH3CH2O-C-5);
13C NMR (101 MHz; CDCl3; Me4Si): 86.57 (C-3), 84.45 (C-2), 80.36 (C-5), 80.27 (C-4), 73.64 (C-1), 69.81 (C-6), 66.28 (CH2-O-C-5), 65.24 (CH2-O-C-2), 15.49 ppm (CH3-CH2OC-5), 15.44 (CH3-CH2OC-2);
MS (70 eV): m/z 202 (M+ , 6%), 157 (1), 113 (17), 89 (33), 69 (100), 57 (11), 44 (39).
Isosorbide is a diol derived from sorbitol and obtained through dehydration reactions that has raised much interest in the literature over the past few decades. Thus, this platform chemical is a biobased alternative to a number of petrosourced molecules that can find applications in a large number of technical specialty fields, such as plasticizers, monomers, solvents or pharmaceuticals. The synthesis of isosorbide is still a technical challenge, as several competitive reactions must be simultaneously handled to promote a high molar yield and avoid side reactions, like degradation and polymerization. In this purpose, many studies have proposed innovative and varied methods with promising results. This review gives an overview of the synthesis strategies and catalysts developed to access this very attractive molecule, pointing out both the results obtained and the remaining issues connected to isosorbide synthesis.
Up to now, isosorbide has been used to access a large panel of molecules with relevant applicative properties and industrial reality (Scheme 2).12 Isosorbide dinitrate is used since several decades as vasodilator.13, 14 The dimethyl isosorbide is for example used as solvent in cosmetics15-17 and isosorbide diesters18-22 are actually industrially produced and commercialized as surfactants23-27 and PVC plasticizer28, 29 . The rigid scaffold associated to the bifunctionality of the molecule has attracted a strong interest in the field of polymers chemistry. Isosorbide and derivatives have thus been shown as suitable monomers for the industrial production of polycarbonates30, 31, polyesters32-41 or polyamides42-44, with attractive applicative properties. For example, isosorbide allows the increase of Tg, improves the scratch resistance and gives excellent optical properties to polymers. Polyesters and polycarbonates containing isosorbide have now commercial developments in food packaging, spray container, automotive, material for electronic devices … .
Isosorbide is a versatile platform molecule that shows key features to make it a credible alternative to petro-based products. The molecule is already available on large industrial scale (tens of thousands tons per years), which allows its development in commercial products such as active pharma ingredient, additive for cosmetic, speciality chemicals and polymers (ex: polycarbonates – polyesters). The development of more selective and higher yields syntheses of isosorbide are greatly needed to consolidate isosorbide production in view of a large expansion of its uses. Sorbitol conversion to isosorbide, relying on a starch route, is already a tough challenge. In a farther future, development of a credible path to isosorbide relying on cellulose source could even be thought of, provided that very versatile innovative catalysts will be developed in the next years. In all cases, a key issue is to develop catalysts that will avoid the massive production of “oligomeric/polymeric” by-products in order to access more sustainable processes by limiting the amounts of wastes produced during the synthesis. For this purpose, more selective homogeneous catalysts than the conventional Brønsted acids or alternative reaction conditions would be of strong interest. Selective and recyclable heterogeneous catalysts would be even more profitable as they would allow the continuous production of catalyst free isosorbide. This latter approach faces strong limitations due to the need of high reaction temperatures that often result in high amounts of side-products and the need of frequent and often tedious catalyst regeneration. Innovation concerning isosorbide synthesis is still an open field on which the design of efficient and robust catalysts, either homogeneous or heterogeneous, is a key issue. Such developments would pave the way to high scale effective processes considering altogether synthesis and purification of isosorbide.
Isosorbide is a heterocyclic compound that is derived from glucose. Isosorbide and its two isomers, namely isoidide and isomannide, are 1,4:3,6-dianhydrohexitols. It is a white solid that is prepared from the double dehydration of sorbitol. Isosorbide is a non-toxic diolproduced from biobased feedstocks, that is biodegradable and thermally stable. It is used in medicine and has been touted as a potential biofeedstock.
Isosorbide is used as a diuretic, mainly to treat hydrocephalus, and is also used to treat glaucoma. Other medications are derived from isosorbide, including isosorbide dinitrate and isosorbide mononitrate, are used to treat angina pectoris. Other isosorbide-based medicines are used as osmotic diuretics and for treatment of esophageal varices. Like other nitric oxide donors (see biological functions of nitric oxide), these drugs lower portal pressure by vasodilation and decreasing cardiac output. Isosorbide dinitrate and hydralazineare the two components of the anti-hypertensive drug isosorbide dinitrate/hydralazine (Bidil).
D-Isosorbide; 1,4:3,6-Dianhydro-D-sorbitol; 1,4-Dianhydrosorbitol
3D model (JSmol)
|Molar mass||146.14 g·mol−1|
|Appearance||Highly hygroscopic white flakes|
|Density||1.30 at 25 °C|
|Melting point||62.5 to 63 °C (144.5 to 145.4 °F; 335.6 to 336.1 K)|
|Boiling point||160 °C (320 °F; 433 K) at 10 mmHg|
|in water (>850 g/L), alcoholsand ketones|
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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1H Nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectra of PTMG, isosorbide, HDI, and polyurethane.HDI: hexamethylene diisocyanate; PTMG: poly(tetramethylene glycol).
Synthesis of five- and six-membered heterocycles by dimethyl carbonate with catalytic amount of nitrogen bicyclic bases
F. Aricò, a,*S. Evaristoa and P. Tundoa,*
Catalytic amount of a nitrogen bicyclic base, i.e., DABCO, DBU and TBD is effective for the one-pot synthesis of heterocycles from 1,4-, 1,5-diols and 1,4-bifunctional compounds via dimethyl carbonate chemistry under neat conditions. Nitrogen bicyclic bases, that previously showed to enhance the reactivity of DMC in methoxycarbonylation reaction by BAc2 mechanism, are herein used for the first time as efficient catalysts for cyclization reaction encompassing both BAc2 and BAl2 pathways. This synthetic procedure was also applied to a large scale synthesis of cyclic sugars isosorbide and isomannide starting from D-sorbitol and D-mannitol, respectively. The resulting anhydro sugar alcohols were obtained as pure crystalline compounds that did not require any further purification or crystallization.
Larger scale synthesis of isosorbide: In a round bottom flask equipped with a reflux condenser, D-sorbitol (0.05 mol, 1.00 mol. eq.), DMC (0.44 mol, 8.00 mol. eq.), DBU (2.70 mmol, 0.05 mol. eq.) and MeOH (20.00 mL) were heated at reflux while stirring. The progress of the reaction was monitored by NMR. After 48 hours the reaction was stopped, cooled at room temperature and the mixture was filtered over Gooch n°4. Finally, DMC was evaporated under vacuum and the product was obtained as pure in 98% yield (7.90 g, 0.05 mol). Characterization data were consistent with those obtained for the commercially available compound.
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Org. Biomol. Chem., 2017, Advance Article
This paper describes a total synthesis of the terpene-derived natural product aritasone via the hetero-Diels–Alder [4 + 2] cyclodimerisation of pinocarvove, which represents the proposed biosyntheic route. The hetero-Diels–Alder dimerisation of pinocarvone did not proceed under standard conditions, and ultra-high pressure (19.9 kbar) was required. As it seems unlikely that these ultra-high pressures are accessible within a plant cell, we suggest that the original biosynthetic hypothesis be reconsidered, and alternatives are discussed.
Prof. Christopher Hayes began his academic career here in Nottingham with his B.Sc. in July 1992. Remaining at Nottingham, he completed his Ph.D. studies in organic chemistry, under the supervision of Professor Gerald Pattenden, in September 1995. In January 1996, on a NATO Postdoctoral Fellowship, he moved to the University of California at Berkeley where he worked in the group of Professor Clayton H. Heathcock. In September 1997, he returned to Nottingham as a Lecturer in Organic Chemistry, and has subsequently been promoted to Reader (2003), Associate Professor (2006) and Professor of Organic Chemistry (2011).
Research is centred in main-stream synthetic organic chemistry, focusing on the organic chemistry of biologically active molecules. His current research interests span a number of areas such as (i)… read more
Acetic acid is one of the most important bulk commodity chemicals and is currently manufactured by methanol carbonylation reactions with rhodium or iridium organometallic complexes and halide-containing promoters named Monsanto or BP Cativa™ homogeneous processes, respectively. Developing a halide-free catalyst and a heterogeneous process for methanol carbonylation is of great importance and has recently attracted extensive research attention. Here, we report a green route for direct synthesis of acetic acid via vapor-phase carbonylation of methanol with a stable, selective, halide-free, and noble metal-free catalyst based on pyridine-modified H-mordenite zeolite. Methanol conversion and acetic acid selectivity can reach up to 100% and 95%, respectively. Only little deactivation is observed during the 145 hour reaction.
A fully continuous-flow diazotization–hydrolysis protocol has been developed for the preparation of p-cresol. This process started from the diazotization of p-toluidine to form diazonium intermediate. The reaction was then quenched by urea and subsequently followed by a hydrolysis to give the final product p-cresol. Three types of byproducts were initially found in this reaction sequence. After an optimization of reaction conditions (based on impurity analysis), side reactions were eminently inhibited, and a total yield up to 91% were ultimately obtained with a productivity of 388 g/h. The continuous-flow methodology was used to avoid accumulation of the highly energetic and potentially explosive diazonium salt to realize the safe preparation for p-cresol.
. 1H NMR (400 MHz, (CD3)2SO) δ/ppm: 9.06 (br s, 1H, −OH), 6.94 (d, J = 8.0 Hz, 2H, Ar–H), 6.62 (d, J = 8.0 Hz, 2H, Ar–H), 2.17 (s, 3H, −CH3).
13C NMR (CDCl3) δ/ppm: 153.0, 129.9, 115.1, 20.5.
Literature data:(3b) 1H NMR (300 MHz, CDCl3) δ/ppm: 7.03 (d, J = 8.2 Hz, 2H), 6.73 (dd, J = 8.2, 2.0 Hz, 2H), 4.75 (s, 1H, OH), 2.27 (s, 3H, CH3).
13C NMR (CDCl3) δ/ppm: 153.2, 130.2, 115.2, 20.6.
3(b) Taniguchi, T.; Imoto, M.; Takeda, M.; Nakai, T.; Mihara, M.; Iwai, T.; Ito, T.; Mizuno, T.; Nomoto, A.; Ogawa, A. Heteroat. Chem. 2015, 26, 411– 416 DOI: 10.1002/hc.21275
Total synthesis of natural products via iridium catalysis
Catalysis with transition metals is a powerful synthetic tool for achieving a high degree of molecular complexity from relatively simple building blocks. Among these transition metals employed, iridium has attracted significant attention owing to its multifold roles in catalysis of various synthetically significant methodologies, and thus iridium catalysts are widely used in natural product synthesis. This review aims to comprehensively summarize recent accomplishments in total synthesis of natural products using iridium as the catalyst.
School of Chemical Engineering and Technology, North University of China, Taiyuan 030051, PR China
Key Laboratory of Green Chemistry & Technology of Ministry of Education, College of Chemistry, Sichuan University, Chengdu
Catalyst-free multi-component cascade C-H-functionalization in water using molecular oxygen: an approach to 1,3-oxazines
Herein, catalyst-free 3-component reactions of naphthols, aldehydes, and tetrahydroisoquinolines to synthesize 1,3-oxazines is reported. The reaction is performed in H2O in the presence of O2 as the sole oxidant at 100 °C, which proceeds through the formation of 1-aminoalkyl-2-naphthols followed by selective α-C–H functionalization of tert-amine.
15-phenyl-7a,12,13,15-tetrahydronaphtho[1′,2′:5,6][1,3]oxazino[2,3- a]isoquinoline (4a):1
White solid; Yield 61 %, 221 mg;
1H NMR (500 MHz, CDCl3): δ 7.79-7.77 (m, 1H), 7.74 (d, J = 8.9 Hz, 1H), 7.43-7.41 (m, 1H), 7.33-7.28 (m, 8H), 7.24-7.19 (m, 3H), 7.11 (d, J = 8.9 Hz, 1H), 5.65 (s, 1H), 5.44 (s, 1H), 3.40-3.26 (m, 2H), 3.12-3.09 (m, 1H), 2.90- 2.86 (m, 1H);
13C NMR (125 MHz, CDCl3): δ 151.9, 142.3, 135.0, 133.0, 132.4, 129.3, 129.1, 128.9, 128.8 (2C), 128.7, 128.6, 128.2, 127.4, 126.5, 126.2, 123.1, 122.7, 118.9, 110.9, 82.2, 62.6, 45.4, 29.4;
HRMS (ESI) exact mass calculated for C26H21NO [M+H]+ : 364.1701; found: 364.1705.
The representative procedure for the synthesis of 4a is as follows: 2-naphthol (1a, 144 mg, 1 mmol), benzaldehyde (2a, 106 mg, 1 mmol), tetrahydroisoquinoline (3, 133 mg, 1 mmol) and water (1.5 mL) were added in a round-bottom flask equipped with a magnetic stirring bar and a reflux condenser. The whole apparatus was efficiently flushed with oxygen gas and then connected to a balloon filled with oxygen. After vigorous stirring at 100 oC for 12 h, water was removed under vacuum and purified the reaction mixture by column chromatography (100-200 mesh silica gel, hexane-ethyl acetate) to obtain the product 4a as white solid. The other 1,3-oxazines were synthesized and purified by following the procedure described above
The first synthesis of tricyclic compounds from biobased 5-hydroxymethylfurfural (HMF) is described. The Diels–Alder reaction was used to implement the transition from HMF to a non-planar framework, which possessed structural cores of naturally occurring biologically active compounds and building blocks of advanced materials. A one-pot, three-step sustainable synthesis in water was developed starting directly from HMF. The reduction of HMF led to 2,5-bis(hydroxymethyl)furan (BHMF), which could be readily involved in the Diels–Alder cycloaddition reaction with HMF-derived maleimide, followed by hydrogenation of the double bond. The described transformation was diastereoselective and proceeded with a good overall yield. The applicability of the chosen approach for the synthesis of analogous structures containing amine functionality on the side chain was demonstrated. To produce the target compounds, only platform chemicals were used with carbohydrate biomass as the single carbon source.
Endo-4,7-bis(hydroxymethyl)-3a,4,7,7a-tetrahydro-1H-4,7-epoxyisoindole-1,3(2H)-dione (endo-4,7-bis(hydroxymethyl)norcantharimid-5-ene), 3
1H NMR (DMSO-d6) = 10.82 (s, 1H), 6.37 (s, 2H), 5.11 (t, 2H, J = 5.7 Hz), 3.97 (dd, 2H, J = 5.7 Hz, 12.8 Hz), 3.84 (dd, 2H, J = 5.7 Hz, 12.8 Hz), 3.44 (s, 2H);
13C NMR (DMSO-d6) = 176.9, 136.0, 92.1, 59.8, 48.8 ppm.
m/z HRMS (ESI) Calcd. for C10H11NO5 [M+Na]: 248.0529. Found 248.0536.
1H NMR PREDICT
13C NMR PREDICT
Metal-free oxidative cyclization for the one-pot synthesis of benzo[d]imidazo[2,1-b]thiazoles from 2-aminobenzothiazoles and cyclic ketones is described. Elemental sulfur combined with molecular oxygen as the benign co-oxidant was found to be unique and highly effective to promote this transformation without the aid of any metal salts. Various cyclic ketones smoothly reacted with 2-aminobenzothiazoles to give functional benzo[d]imidazo[2,1-b]thiazoles in good to very high yields, which thereby demonstrated the synthetic convergence of this methodology.