Fischer indole synthesis in the absence of a solvent

Kiyoshi Matsumoto*, Akinori Tanaka, Ikemi Yukio, Naoto Hayashi, Mitsuo Toda, Robert Bulman

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Abstract

The traditional Fischer synthesis of indoles has been investigated and it has been shown that the reaction proceeds in good yield in the absence of a solvent.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)9-12
Number of pages4
JournalHeterocyclic Communications
Volume9
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2003

Bibliographical note

Funding Information:
This work was supported in part by Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research from the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology, Japan. The authors are also grateful to the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology, Japan for purchasing the high-field NMR instruments (JEOL JNM-A500 and JNM-EX270) by the special fund to Κ. M. as a representative in 1992. Thanks are also extended to The Kyoto University Foundation for Cooperative Work for Robert A. Bulman to stay in Japan in 1998.

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