Copper-Catalyzed Synthesis of 2-Arylquinazolinones from 2-Arylindoles with Amines or Ammoniums
Yadong Feng, Yudong Li, Guolin Cheng, Lianhui Wang and Xiuling Cui*
*Institutes of Molecular Medicine and School of Biomedical Sciences, Huaqiao University & Engineering Research Center of Molecular Medicine, Ministry of Education, Xiamen 361021, China, Email: cuixlhqu.edu.cn
Y. Feng, Y. Li, G. Cheng, L. Wang, X. Cui, J. Org. Chem., 2015, 80, 7099-7107.
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A copper-catalyzed reaction of easily available 2-arylindoles and amines or ammonium provides various quinazolinones in very good yields in the presence of oxygen. This simple and mild reaction tolerates a broad range of functional groups.
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