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Inman, Martyn; Moody, Christopher J. (2013)
Publisher: Wiley-VCH Verlag
Journal: European Journal of Organic Chemistry
Languages: English
Types: Article
Subjects: Cycliza­tion, Full Papers, Nitrogen heterocycles, Copper, Quinones, Synthetic methods
The reaction of enamines and bromoquinones in the presence of copper(II) acetate and potassium carbonate results in a regiospecific synthesis of indolequinones. The reaction is broad in scope and scalable and provides a route to the core structure that is present in several biologically interesting natural and synthetic compounds.
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