Phenylboronic acid: an efficient catalyst for synthesis of 2-aryl-benzimidazole derivatives
Santosh V. Goswami, Prashant B. Thorat, Vijay N. Kadam and Sudhakar R. Bhusare*
Journal Title:Journal of Chemical, Biological and physical sciences
A simple and efficient method has been described for the synthesis of 2-aryl- benzimidazole
derivatives from o-phenylenediamine and aromatic aldehydes using a mild phenylboronic acid as a
catalyst at ambient temperature condition.