A convenient method of synthesis of bisindolylmethanes: Indium trichloride catalyzed reactions of indole with aldehydes and Schiff's bases

Govindarajulu Babu, Nimmagadda Sridhar, Paramasivan T. Perumal

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Abstract

Anhydrous indium trichloride (InCl3) is found to catalyze the electrophilic substitution reaction of indole with aromatic aldehydes and Schiff's bases which resulted in an efficient synthesis of bis- indolylmethanes in good to excellent yield.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1609-1614
Number of pages6
JournalSynthetic Communications
Volume30
Issue number9
DOIs
StatePublished - 2000
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Organic Chemistry

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