4-dimethylaminopyridine

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4-dimethylaminopyridine

(dī-mĕth″ĭl-ăm″ĭ-nō-pēr′ĭ-dēn)
A catalyst used in the synthesis of organic chemicals to add acetyl groups to molecules.
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12] Bq/mmol; NEN Lifescience Products) using an excess of oleyl chloride (99%; Sigma), dimethylaminopyridine, and dry pyridine under nitrogen at 55[degrees]C for 20 h.
The materials for the synthesis of the catalyst, dimethyl aminopyridine p-toluene sulfonate (DPTS): p-toluene sulfonic acid and dimethylaminopyridine were also purchased from Sigma-Aldrich.