Regioselective acylation of anisole with carboxylic acids over HZSM-5 catalyst

Q. L. Wang, Yudao Ma, Xingdong Ji, Hao Yan, Qin Qiu

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Over a HZSM-5 catalyst, the liquid-phase acylation of anisole with carboxylic acid gave the phenyl carboxylic ester at lower temperatures (<403 K) while at higher temperatures (>423 K) 4-acyl anisole was the predominant product.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2307-2308
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications
Issue number22
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1 1995


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