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Rhodium(III)-Catalyzed Annulation of Azomethine Ylides with Alkynes via C[BOND]H Activation

Authors

  • Yuye Chen,

    1. Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Dalian 116023, People's Republic of China, Fax: (+86)-411-8437-9089
    2. School of Environmental and Biological Engineering, Nanjing University of Science and Technology, Nanjing 210014, People's Republic of China
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  • Fen Wang,

    1. Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Dalian 116023, People's Republic of China, Fax: (+86)-411-8437-9089
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  • Wencui Zhen,

    1. Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Dalian 116023, People's Republic of China, Fax: (+86)-411-8437-9089
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  • Xingwei Li

    Corresponding author
    1. Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Dalian 116023, People's Republic of China, Fax: (+86)-411-8437-9089
    • Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Dalian 116023, People's Republic of China, Fax: (+86)-411-8437-9089
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Abstract

The rhodium(III)-catalyzed coupling of azomethine ylides with alkynes via C[BOND]H activation has been developed for the synthesis of indenamines in moderate to high yields. The coupled products can be further oxidized to indenones and derivatives.

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