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Water Promoted C-C Bond Formation

Posted by naturalproductman on August 10, 2009

If you wan to talk about an appealing way to make new C-C bonds, then I suggest you take a look at a European Journal of Organic Chemistry paper that just came out from Ching-Fa Yao’s group in the National Taiwan Normal University.  They reported a water promoted indole alkylation reaction.

indole alkylation

European JOC paper

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