Iron-Promoted Tandem Reaction of Anilines with Styrene Oxides via C-C Cleavage for the Synthesis of Quinolines
Yicheng Zhang, Min Wang, Pinhua Li and Lei Wang*
Department of Chemistry, Huaibei Normal University, Huaibei, Anhui 235000, P.R. China, Email: leiwangchnu.edu.cn
Y. Zhang, M. Wang, P. Li, L. Wang, Org. Lett., 2012, 14, 2206-2209.
DOI: 10.1021/ol300391t (free Supporting Information)
An iron-promoted tandem reaction of anilines with styrene oxides via C-C cleavage and C-H activation utilizes inexpensive FeCl3 as promoter and is suitable for forming various 3-arylquinolines from simple and readily available starting materials.
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