Highly Selective Synthesis of Ortho-Prenylated Phenols and Chromans by using a New Bimetallic CuAl-KIT-5 with a 3D-Cage-type Mesoporous Structure

Shaji Varghese, Chokkalingam Anand, Dattatray Dhawale, Gurudas P. Mane, Mohammad A. Wahab, Ajayan Mano, George Allen Gnana Raj, Samuthira Nagarajan, Ajayan Vinu

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A nice piece of KIT: The first synthesis of a new bimetallic 3D-cage-type mesoporous catalyst CuAl-KIT-5 and its remarkable performance for the highly selective synthesis of ortho-prenylated phenols and chromans is reported.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)899-902
Number of pages4
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 1 Apr 2013



  • Cage compounds
  • Chromans
  • Heterogeneous catalysis
  • Mesoporous materials
  • Prenylated phenols

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Inorganic Chemistry

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