Selective reduction and functionalization of diethyl 1-alkyl-1H-indole-2,3-dicarboxylates

Iliyas Ali Sayyed, Karolin Alex, Annegret Tillack, Nicolle Schwarz, Anke Spannenberg, Dirk Michalik, Matthias Beller

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Abstract

A convenient and highly selective reduction of easily accessible indole-2,3-dicarboxylates is described. Ten different 1-alkyl-2-formyl-1H-indole-3-carboxylates are obtained in high yield and represent interesting building blocks for novel indoles.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4590-4595
Number of pages6
JournalTetrahedron
Volume64
Issue number20
DOIs
StatePublished - 12 May 2008
Externally publishedYes

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