A microwave assisted intramolecular-furan-Diels-Alder approach to 4-substituted indoles

Filip Petronijevic, Cody Timmons, Anthony Cuzzupe, Peter Wipf

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The key steps of a versatile new protocol for the convergent synthesis of 3,4-disubstituted indoles are the addition of an α-lithiated alkylaminofuran to a carbonyl compound, a microwave-accelerated intramolecular Diels-Alder cycloaddition and an in situ double aromatization reaction.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)104-106
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2009
Externally publishedYes

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