8-Hydroxyquinoline and its Derivatives: Synthesis and ApplicationsSaleh N Al-Busafi*, Fakhr Eldin O Suliman, and Zaid R Al-Alawi
Department of Chemistry, College of Science, Sultan Qaboos University, Box 36, Al-Khodh 123, Sultanate of Oman.
- *Corresponding Author:
- Saleh N Al-Busafi
Department of Chemistry, College of Science
Sultan Qaboos University, Box 36, Al-Khodh 123
Sultanate of Oman
Received: 25 November 2013; Revised: 10 December 2013; Accepted: 18 December 2013
Studies of structural, chemical and synthetic aspects of 8-hydroxyquinoline (8-HQ) and its derivatives are reviewed. A special emphasis is given to applications of recently developed 8-HQ derivatives in various fields such as OLEDs, chemosensors, medicinal drugs, and insecticidal agents.