Madelung Indole Synthesis

Schematic representation of the Madelung Indole Synthesis.
Mechanism of the Madelung Indole Synthesis
Mechanism of the Madelung Indole Synthesis
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Sample reactions
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n-BuLi, TMSCl, s-BuLi
THF, Et2O
-78 to 0 °C, 2 h, 62%
intermediate structure