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Iron(II) Triflate as a Catalyst for the Synthesis of Indoles by Intramolecular C-H Amination

Julien Bonnamour and Carsten Bolm*

*Institute of Organic Chemistry, RWTH Aachen University, Landoltweg 1, D-52056 Aachen, Germany, Email:

J. Bonnamour, C. Bolm, Org. Lett., 2011, 13, 2012-2014.

DOI: 10.1021/ol2004066 (free Supporting Information)


A practical iron-catalyzed intramolecular C-H amination reaction with commercially available iron(II) triflate as catalyst can be used for the synthesis of indole derivatives.

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ID: J54-Y2011-1090