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748730 Sigma-Aldrich

Methyl 1H-imidazole-1-carboxylate

95%

Synonym: N-Carbomethoxyimidazole, Heller-Sarpong Reagent, MImC, Methylimidazolecarbamate, Sarpong reagent

  • CAS Number 61985-23-7

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C5H6N2O2

  • Molecular Weight 126.11

  •  MDL number MFCD00585680

  •  PubChem Substance ID 329765930

  •  NACRES NA.22

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Properties

Related Categories Building Blocks, C3 to C8, Chemical Synthesis, Heller-Sarpong Reagents, Heterocyclic Building Blocks,
Quality Level   200
assay   95%
mp   38-44 °C
storage temp.   −20°C
SMILES string   COC(=O)n1ccnc1
InChI   1S/C5H6N2O2/c1-9-5(8)7-3-2-6-4-7/h2-4H,1H3
InChI key   JQCPMLVMNQVRCC-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Description

General description

Methyl 1H-imidazole-1-carboxylate is a reagent developed by Heller and Sarpong for the amidation and esterification of carboxylic acids chemoselectively.

Application

Methyl 1H-imidazole-1-carboxylate can be used to prepare fluorous β-keto esters, precursors used for the synthesis of fluorinated L-carbidopa derivatives.

Packaging

5, 25 g in poly bottle

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
WGK 3
Flash Point(F) 
194.0 °F
Flash Point(C) 
90 °C

Documents

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Protocols & Articles

Articles

Stephen Heller Group - Professor Product Portal

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Keywords: Acylations, Amidations, Catalysis, Esterifications

Peer-Reviewed Papers
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