Cross-Dehydrogenative C-H Amination of Indoles under Aerobic Photo-oxidative Conditions
Tomoaki Yamaguchi, Eiji Yamaguchi and Akichika Itoh*
*Gifu Pharmaceutical University 1-25-4, Daigaku-nishi, Gifu 501-1196, Japan, Email: itohagifu-pu.ac.jp
T. Yamaguchi, E. Yamaguchi, A. Itoh, Org. Lett., 2017, 19, 1282-1285.
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A cross-dehydrogenative C(sp2)-H amination of indoles is mediated by 2-tert-butylanthraquinone as a photocatalyst, harmless visible light, and aerobic oxygen as the sole oxidant without a transition-metal catalyst and or external oxidant.
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