Chemoselective Reaction Between 5,5-Diarylhydantoins and Acetylenic Esters in the Presence of Trialkyl Phosphite

Document Type : Research Paper


1 aYoung Researchers and Elite Club, Marvdasht branch, Islamic Azad University, Marvdasht, Iran

2 Department of Chemistry, Omidyeh Branch, Islamic Azad University, Omidyeh, Iran

3 Department of Chemistry, Marvdasht Branch, Islamic Azad University, Marvdasht, Iran


The adducts produced in the reaction between trialkyl phosphites and acetylenic esters were trapped by hydantoins to produce highly functionalized dialkyl 2-(2,5-dioxo-4,4-diphenylimidazolidin-1-yl) succinate in good yields.