Synthesis and characterization of Taurine
Keywords:2-aminoethanesulfonic acid, esterification, sulfonation, 1H-NMR, IR, FAB-MS
Have been obtained 2-aminoethanesulfonic acid (taurine) from ethanolamine, sulfuric acid and sodium sulfite during the synthesis in laboratory condition. The process involves two steps of reactions, the first was esterification of ethanolamine with sulfuric acid to produce the intermediate product of 2-aminoethyl ester which than was extended to the second step by sulfonation with sodium sulfite to produce 2-aminoethanesulfonic acid. Resulting product was analyzed using 1H-NMR, IR, FAB-MS analysis and examined purity characterizations of the synthesized products.
Mongolian Journal of Chemistry 14 (40), 2013, p57-60
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