An Unexpected Silver Triflate Catalyzed Reaction of 2-Alkynylbenzaldehyde with 2-Isocyanoacetate
Danqing Zheng, Shaoyu Li and Jie Wu*
*Department of Chemistry, Fudan University, 220 Handan Road, Shanghai 200433, China, Email: jie_wufudan.edu.cn
D. Zheng, S. Li, J. Wu, Org. Lett., 2012, 14, 2655-2657.
DOI: 10.1021/ol300901x (free Supporting Information)
A silver triflate catalyzed reaction of 2-alkynylbenzaldehyde with 2-isocyanoacetate efficiently provides isoquinolines. The reaction proceeds smoothly in air under mild conditions with high efficiency.
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