A novel one-pot synthesis of spirooxindole derivatives catalyzed by nano ZnO
Nano zinc oxide was explored as a heterogeneous and reusable catalyst for the one-pot synthesis of spirooxindoles via three-component reaction between urea, isatin, and 1,3-dicarbonyl compounds.
KEY WORDS: Nano-ZnO, Spirooxindoles, Isatin
Bull. Chem. Soc. Ethiop. 2013, 27(2), 309-314.