Copper(II)-Mediated Synthesis of Indolequinones from Bromoquinones and Enamines

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Inman, Martyn ; Moody, Christopher J (2013)

The reaction of enamines and bromoquinones in the presence of copper(II) acetate and potassium carbonate results in a regiospecific synthesis of indolequinones. The reaction is broad in scope and scalable and provides a route to the core structure that is present in several biologically interesting natural and synthetic compounds.
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