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Ruthenium-Catalyzed Oxidative Dearomatization of N-Boc Indoles

Xia Chen, Xiao-Yu Zhou*, Xiu-Juan Feng, Ming Bao

*School of Chemistry and Materials Engineering, Liupanshui Normal University, Liupanshui 553004, P. R. of China, Email:

X. Chen, X.-Y. Zhou, X.-J. Feng, M. Bao, Synthesis, 2021, 53, 1121-1126.

DOI: 10.1055/s-0040-1706539

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RuCl33H2O catalyzes an oxidative dearomatization of N-Boc indoles into indolin-3-ones in acetonitrile using sodium periodate as oxidant.

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Key Words

ruthenium, oxidative dearomatization, indoles, indolin-3-ones, sodium periodate

ID: J66-Y2021