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Well-Defined Phosphine-Free Manganese(II)-Complex-Catalyzed Synthesis of Quinolines, Pyrroles, and Pyridines

Ankur Maji, Shivangi Gupta, Milan Maji and Sabuj Kundu*

*Department of Chemistry, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh 208016, India, Email:

A. Maji, S. Gupta, M. Maji, S. Kundu, J. Org. Chem., 2022, 87, 8351-8367.

DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.2c00167

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A simple, phosphine-free, and inexpensive catalytic system based on a manganese(II) complex mediates the synthesis of different important N-heterocycles such as quinolines, pyrroles, and pyridines from amino alcohols and ketones.

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ID: J42-Y2022