A practical one-pot synthesis of 2,3-disubstituted indoles from unactivated anilines

Makoto Tokunaga, Mitsuru Ota, Masa aki Haga, Yasuo Wakatsuki

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Abstract

2-Substituted-3-methyl indoles are synthesized with good regioselectivity from readily available substrates and catalysts, i.e. the reaction of anilines with propargyl alcohols in the presence of 0.36-1 mol% Ru3(CO)12.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3865-3868
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Volume42
Issue number23
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jun 4 2001
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry

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