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Visible-Light-Induced C (sp3)-H Functionalization of Tosylhydrazones: Synthesis of Polysubstituted Pyrroles under Metal-Free Conditions

N. Naresh Kumar Reddy, Deepa Rawat, Subbarayappa Adimurthy*

*Academy of Scientific & Innovative Research, CSIR−Central Salt & Marine Chemicals Research Institute, G.B. Marg, Bhavnagar 364 002, Gujarat, India, Email:

N. N. K. Reddy, D. Rawat, S. Adimurthy, J. Org. Chem., 2018, 83, 9412-9421.

DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.8b00878

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An iodine catalyzed C (sp3)-H functionalization of tosylhydrazones with β-enamino esters under visible light irradiation provides tri- and tetra-substituted pyrroles.

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Key Words

pyrroles, TBHP, photochemistry

ID: J42-Y2018