Molybdenum-Catalyzed Deoxygenative Cyclization of Carbonyl Compounds for the Synthesis of Pyrido[2,1-a]isoindoles

Sobi Asako, Takafumi Kobayashi, Seina Ishihara, Kazuhiko Takai

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Abstract

A simple catalytic system consisting of Mo(0) and ortho-quinone as catalyst and phosphine as a reductant has been developed for the synthesis of pyridoisoindoles and pyridoisoindolium salts through the deoxygenation of carbonyl compounds.

Original languageEnglish
JournalAsian Journal of Organic Chemistry
DOIs
Publication statusAccepted/In press - 2021
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • carbonyl compounds
  • deoxygenation
  • molybdenum
  • pyridoisoindoles
  • quinones

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Organic Chemistry

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