Indium triflate-catalyzed coupling of indoles with acyl phosphonates: synthesis of bis(indolyl)methane phosphonates


Dasbasi T., Polat-Cakir S., Abdullah M., DEMİR A. G.

TETRAHEDRON, vol.67, no.19, pp.3355-3359, 2011 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 67 Issue: 19
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.tet.2011.03.061
  • Journal Name: TETRAHEDRON
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.3355-3359

Abstract

The coupling reaction of N-methylindole with alkyl and aryl phosphonate is described. The reaction works in the presence of 10 mol % of indium triflate and furnished bis(indolyl)methane phosphonates in good yield and high selectivity. (C) 2011 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.