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Cascade photoredox/gold catalysis: access to multisubstituted indoles via aminoarylation of alkynes

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Abstract

A new method for the synthesis of 3-arylindoles has been developed by visible light mediated dual gold/photoredox catalysis. This transformation has many features such as cascade catalysis, high efficiency, redox-neutral reaction conditions and good functional group tolerance. The reaction proceeds through the photoredox-promoted formation of an electrophilic arylgold(III) intermediate that undergoes coupling with the arylamine nucleophile.

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Submitted
21 Oct 2016
Accepted
17 Nov 2016
First published
17 Nov 2016

Chem. Commun., 2016,52, 14400-14403
Article type
Communication

Cascade photoredox/gold catalysis: access to multisubstituted indoles via aminoarylation of alkynes

C. Qu, S. Zhang, H. Du and C. Zhu, Chem. Commun., 2016, 52, 14400
DOI: 10.1039/C6CC08478H

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