Synthesis of murrayaquinone A and analogues via ring-closing C-H arylation

Robin B. Bedford*, John G. Bowen, Amanda L. Weeks

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Abstract

A compact synthesis of Murrayaquinone A is reported, based on sequential Buchwald-Hartwig amination/annulative C-H activation followed by oxidation of the intermediate carbazole. The methodology can be readily extended to other analogues with electron-rich quinone rings.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4389-4394
Number of pages6
JournalTetrahedron
Volume69
Issue number22
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 3 Jun 2013

Keywords

  • Buchwald-Hartwig amination
  • C-H activation
  • Carbazoles
  • Murrayaquinone A
  • Palladium

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