Marmara Pharmaceutical Journal 2010 , Vol 14 , Issue 1
Reduction of aromatic and heteroaromatic azo compounds with hydrazine hydrate
Sevim Rollas
Marmara Üniversitesi Eczacılık Fakültesi, Farmasötik Kimya, İstanbul, Türkiye DOI : 10.12991/201014458 The azo compounds have been reduced with hydrazine hydrate in the presence of a catalyst or without a catalyst. This reaction is an atractive alternate for the reduction of azo functional group to obtain new amines. In this review, the reduction of aromatic or heteroaromatic azo compounds with hydrazine hydrate have been reported. Keywords : Reduction, azo compounds, uncatalyzed reduction, hydrazine hydrate