Synthesis of 4-acetoxyindoles and related derivatives by means of air oxidation of 4-oxo-4,5,6,7-tetrahydroindoles obtained from nitroalkenes and cyclohexane-1,3-diones

Masaki Arai, Yayoi Miyauchi, Tadashi Miyahara, Teruhiko Ishikawa, Seiki Saito

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Abstract

A novel method for synthesizing 4-hydroxyindole derivatives from cyclohexane-1,3-diones and nitroalkenes have been developed in which a newly developed air oxidation of 4-oxo-4,5,6,7-tetrahydroindoles is playing a crucial role.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)122-126
Number of pages5
JournalSynlett
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2009

Keywords

  • Cyclohexane-1,3-diones
  • Indoles
  • Michael additions
  • Nitroalkenes
  • Oxidations

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Organic Chemistry

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