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Palladium-Catalyzed Synthesis of 2,3-Disubstituted 5-Azaindoles via Heteroannulation Reaction and of 2-Substituted 5-Azaindoles through Domino Sila-Sonogashira/5-Endo Cyclization
- Livecchi, Marion, Calvet, Géraldine, Schmidt, Frédéric
- Journal of organic chemistry 2012 v.77 no.11 pp. 5006-5016
- catalytic activity, chemical reactions, chemical structure, organic chemistry, organic compounds, palladium, regioselectivity
- A general and efficient procedure for the synthesis of 2,3-disubstituted 5-azaindoles through the palladium-catalyzed heteroannulation of 4-acetamido-3-iodopyridines and diaryl-, dialkyl-, or arylalkylalkynes is described along with a study of the reaction regioselectivity. The preparation of 2-monosubstituted 5-azaindoles via sila-Sonogashira/5-endo cyclization is also reported. These methods allowed us to prepare 36 diversely substituted 5-azaindoles in good yields.