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Iodine-Mediated Synthesis of 3H-Indoles via Intramolecular Cyclization of Enamines

Zhiheng He, Huanrong Li and Zhiping Li*

*Department of Chemistry, Renmin University of China, Beijing 100872, China, Email:

Z. He, H. Li, Z. Li, J. Org. Chem., 2010, 75, 4296-4299.

DOI: 10.1021/jo100796s

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Iodine-mediated intramolecular cyclization of enamines leads to a various 3H-indole derivatives bearing multifunctional groups in good to high yields under transition metal-free reaction conditions.

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Key Words

Indoles, Iodine, Indolenines

ID: J42-Y2010-1850