The intramolecular reaction of 3-acetyl-N-alkynylindoles proceeded via C-H bond cleavage at the C2 position. Iridium and rhodium catalysts selectively promoted 6-exo-dig and 7-endo-dig cyclization, respectively, and N-fused tricyclic compounds were obtained.
|Journal||Advanced Synthesis and Catalysis|
|Publication status||Accepted/In press - 2017|
- C-H activation
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Organic Chemistry