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Sulfur Ylide-Initiated Thio-Claisen Rearrangements. The Synthesis of Highly Substituted Indolines

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posted on 2002-12-24, 00:00 authored by Alexei V. Novikov, Abigail R. Kennedy, Jon D. Rainier
The coupling of rhodium carbenoids from vinyl diazoacetates with 2-thio-3-alkyl indoles was found to generate C(3) quaternary substituted indolines via a thionium ylide-initiated [3,3]-sigmatropic rearrangement.