Direct C-Arylation of β-Enamino Esters and Ketones with Arynes
Yeeman K. Ramtohul* and Anik Chartrand
*Department of Medicinal Chemistry, Merck Frosst Centre for Therapeutic Research, Merck Frosst Canada & Co., Inc., P.O. Box 1005, 16711 Trans Canada Highway, Kirkland, Quebec, Canada H9H 3L1, Email: yeeman_ramtohulmerck.com
Y. K. Ramtohul, A. Chartrand, Org. Lett., 2007, 9, 1029-1032.
DOI: 10.1021/ol063057k (free Supporting Information)
An efficient, mild, and general method for the C-arylation of β-enamino esters and ketones with arynes provides a facile and direct access to various substituted aromatic β-enamino compounds in good yield.
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