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Article info. : 2006; 3(3) (pp 267~271)


Lead Oxide (PbO) Mediated Synthesis of Quinoxaline

S.A. Kotharkar and D.B. Shinde*

Department of Chemical Technology, Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University, Aurangabad (M.S.) 431004, India

(Received 16 April 2006, Accepted 5 June 2006)

Lead oxide is used as an efficient oxidizing agent in the oxidation and condensation reaction of hydroxy ketone with diamine leading to form quinoxaline derivatives. The method is simple, cost effective and gives good yields in shorter reaction times.

Keywords: Lead oxide (PbO), Quinoxaline, Hydroxy ketones


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