Preparation and palladium-catalysed arylation of indolylzinc halides

Takao Sakamoto, Yoshinori Kondo, Nobuo Takazawa, Hiroshi Yamanaka

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Indolylzinc halides are prepared by two methods: transmetallation of indolyllithiums with zinc chloride and oxidative addition of active zinc to iodoindoles. The palladium-catalysed reaction of the indolylzinc halides provides a practical method for synthesizing arylindoles.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1927-1934
Number of pages8
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society - Perkin Transactions 1
Issue number16
Publication statusPublished - 1996 Aug 21

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