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Mn(III)-Catalyzed Synthesis of Pyrroles from Vinyl Azides and 1,3-Dicarbonyl Compounds

Yi-Feng Wang, Kah Kah Toh, Shunsuke Chiba* and Koichi Narasaka*

*Division of Chemistry and Biological Chemistry, School of Physical and Mathematical Sciences, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore 637371, Singapore, Email: shunsukentu.edu.sg, narasakantu.edu.sg

Y.-F. Wang, K. K. Toh, S. Chiba, K. Narasaka, Org. Lett., 2008, 10, 5019-5022.

DOI: 10.1021/ol802120u (free Supporting Information)


Abstract

A Mn(III)-catalyzed reaction of vinyl azides with 1,3-dicarbonyl compounds gave a broad range of polysubstituted N-H pyrroles in good yields.

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Synthesis of Polysubstituted N-H Pyrroles from Vinyl Azides and 1,3-Dicarbonyl Compounds

S. Chiba, Y.-F. Wang, G. Lapointe, K. Narasaka, Org. Lett., 2008, 10, 313-316.


Key Words

pyrroles


ID: J54-Y2008-3370