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Gold-Catalyzed 1,2-Migration of Silicon, Tin, and Germanium en Route to C-2 Substituted Fused Pyrrole-Containing Heterocycles

Ilya V. Seregin and Vladimir Gevorgyan*

*Department of Chemistry, University of Illinois at Chicago, 845 West Taylor Street, Chicago, Illinois 60607-7061, Urbana, IL 61801, Email:

I. V. Seregin, V. Gevorgyan, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2006, 128, 12050-12051.

DOI: 10.1021/ja063278l

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An Au-catalyzed synthesis of fused pyrroloheterocycles from diverse propargyl-substituted heterocycles proceeds via alkyne-vinylidene isomerization with concomitant 1,2-shift of hydrogen, silyl, germyl, and stannyl groups. This method allows for mild and efficient synthesis of diverse C-2 substituted N-heterocycles.

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Key Words

benzo-fused N-Heterocycles, Indolizines

ID: J48-Y2006-3100