Document Type

Article

Date of Original Version

2008

Department

Chemistry

Abstract

N-Acetylindoles can be oxidatively coupled with arenes such as benzene or pentafluorobenzene in dioxane. The use of Cu(OAc)2 as the stoichiometric oxidant produces selective arylation at the 3-position of indole while AgOAc produces selective arylation at indole’s 2-position.

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