Palladium-Catalyzed Reduction of N-(tert-Butoxycarbonyl)indoles by Polymethylhydrosiloxane
Srivari Chandrasekhar*, Debjit Basu, Ch. Raji Reddy
*Organic Division I, Indian Institute of Chemical Technology, Hyderabad 500007, India, Email: srivariciict.res.in
S. Chandrasekhar, D. Basu, C. R. Reddy, Synthesis, 2007, 1509-1512.
An efficient, palladium-catalyzed reduction of N-(tert-butoxycarbonyl)indoles gives N-(tert-butoxycarbonyl)indolines in good yields in the presence of polymethylhydrosiloxane (PMHS) as reducing agent at room temperature.
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