Document Type : Original Paper


1 Islamic Azad University, Ahvaz Science and Research Center, Ahvaz, Iran

2 Marine Pharmaceutical Science Research Center, Ahvaz Jundishahpour University of Medical Science


A natural and efficient method has been developed for the synthesis of quinoline derivatives in good-to-high yields, from various aryl aldehydes, amines and phenyl acethylene, using marine sponge/I2 as a green catalyst