D-tartaric acid: a novel catalyst for green and efficient synthesis of 3,4-dihydropyrimidin-2(1H)-ones by Biginelli reaction under solvent-free conditions

Document Type : Original Paper


Central Tehran Branch, Islamic Azad university, Sanat Square, Tehran, Iran


D-tartaric acid is successfully used as a green and efficient catalyst for the synthesis of 3,4-dihydropyrimidin-2(1H)-ones under solvent-free conditions. The developed method has many advantages, including devoid of harmful catalyst and solvents, high yield and easily work-up.