Synthesis of indoles and quinolones by sequential Wittig and Heck reactions

Elliot Latham, Stephen Stanforth

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Abstract

N-Trifluoroacetylanilines 6 and 7 undergo a Wittig reaction with phosphorane 2 (R = Et) giving enamine derivatives 9 and 10 respectively which are precursors to indoles 4 and quinolones 5.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2253-2254
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number19
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1996

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