New synthetic protocols for the preparation of unsymmetrical bisindoles

Hanns Martin Kaiser, Wei Fun Lo, Abdol Majid Riahi, Anke Spannenberg, Matthias Beller, Man Kin Tse

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Abstract

(Diagram presented) Novel unsymmetrical bisindoles were synthesized by a solvent-free C-C bond-formation reaction under mild conditions. Starting from aziridines or hydroxyl precursors, indoles have been used as C-nucleophiles to form new pharmacologically interesting bisindoles via an electrophilic aromatic substitution pathway in good to excellent yields.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)5761-5764
Number of pages4
JournalOrganic Letters
Volume8
Issue number25
DOIs
StatePublished - 7 Dec 2006
Externally publishedYes

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