• Eleni Kavetsou
  • Anastasia Detsi Laboratory of Organic Chemistry, School of Chemical Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, Zografou Campus, 15780 Athens, Greece


Coumarins are extremely vital in pharmaceuticals and industry therefore the development of mild, efficient, and ecofriendly benign synthetic methodology is necessary. Ionic liquids (ILs) are environmentally friendly with green chemistry credentials and can be regarded as greener alternatives for conventional organic solvents. The present review focuses on the synthetic approaches toward coumarin analogues that use ILs as a solvent and/or as a catalyst. The review includes the literature after 2005, with the exception of some important historic articles on coumarin derivatives. 


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Kavetsou, E., & Detsi, A. (2016). IONIC LIQUIDS AS SOLVENTS AND CATALYSTS FOR THE GREEN SYNTHESIS OF COUMARINS. Journal of Critical Reviews, 3(3), 50-55. Retrieved from
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