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Facile Synthesis of Carbazoles via a Tandem Iodocyclization with 1,2-Alkyl Migration and Aromatization

Jia Wang, Hai-Tao Zhu, Yi-Feng Qiu, Yuan Niu, Si Chen, Ying-Xiu Li, Xue-Yuan Liu and Yong-Min Liang*

*State Key Laboratory of Applied Organic Chemistry, Lanzhou University, Lanzhou 730000, P. R. China, Email:

J. Wang, H.-T. Zhu, Y.-F. Qiu, Y. Niu, S. Chen, Y.-X. Li, X.-Y. Liu, X.-M. Liang, Org. Lett., 2015, 17, 3186-3189.

DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.5b01590

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A sequential cascade process for the synthesis of iodocarbazoles through a tandem iodocyclization with migration and aromatization can be conducted at room temperature and in a short time.

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