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Synthesis of Highly Substituted Pyrroles via a Multimetal-Catalyzed Rearrangement-Condensation-Cyclization Domino Approach

Jörg T. Binder and Stefan F. Kirsch*

*Department Chemie, Technische Universität München, Lichtenbergstrasse 4, 85747 Garching, Germany, Email:

J. T. Binder, S. F. Kirsch, Org. Lett., 2006, 8, 2151-2153.

DOI: 10.1021/ol060664z (free Supporting Information)

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Propargyl vinyl ethers and aromatic amines are effectively converted into tetra- and pentasubstituted 5-methylpyrroles through a silver(I)-catalyzed propargyl-Claisen rearrangement, an amine condensation, and a gold(I)-catalyzed 5-exo-dig heterocyclization in a convenient one-pot process.

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Key Words

Pyrroles, Claisen rearrangement

ID: J54-Y2006-1340