A new Claisen sequence for the synthesis of 3-substituted-2-oxindoles

Kevin I. Booker-Milburn*, Michael Fedouloff, Sandra J. Paknoham, John B. Strachan, James L. Melville, Martyn Voyle

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Treatment of 3-methoxycarbonylindole with N-chlorosuccinimide followed by a range of alkenols yields 3-allylated-2-oxindoles in good yield, via a novel addition-Claisen rearrangement sequence. (C) 2000 Elsevier Science Ltd.

Translated title of the contributionA New Claisen Sequence for the Synthesis of 3-Substituted-2-Oxindoles
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4657-4661
Number of pages5
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number23
Publication statusPublished - 12 Jun 2000

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