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Rhodium-Catalyzed Transannulation of 1,2,3-Triazoles to Polysubstituted Pyrroles

Shanmugam Rajasekar, Pazhamalai Anbarasan*

*Department of Chemistry, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai - 600036, Email:

S. Rajasekar, P. Anbarasan, J. Org. Chem., 2014, 79, 8428-8434.

DOI: 10.1021/jo501043h (free Supporting Information)

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Rhodium-catalyzed transannulation of N-sulfonyl-1,2,3-triazoles with vinyl ethers enables the synthesis of mono-, di-, and trisubstituted pyrroles. Furthermore, the developed methodology was applied in the formal synthesis of neolamellarin A, an antitumor agent.

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