Chinese Journal of Organic Chemistry ›› 2021, Vol. 41 ›› Issue (12): 4696-4703.DOI: 10.6023/cjoc202112016 Previous Articles     Next Articles



徐鹤华a, 孟祥太a, 郑煜a, 罗金岳a,*(), 黄申林a,b,*()   

  1. a 南京林业大学化学工程学院 江苏省林业资源高效加工利用协同创新中心 南京 210037
    b 林产化学与材料国际创新高地 南京 210037
  • 收稿日期:2021-12-08 修回日期:2021-12-19 发布日期:2021-12-22
  • 通讯作者: 罗金岳, 黄申林
  • 基金资助:

Electrochemical Annulations of o-Alkynylanilines for Synthesis of 3-Iodoindoles

Hehua Xua, Xiangtai Menga, Yu Zhenga, Jinyue Luoa(), Shenlin Huanga,b()   

  1. a Jiangsu Co-Innovation Center of Efficient Processing and Utilization of Forest Resources, College of Chemical Engineering, Nanjing Forestry University, Nanjing 210037
    b International Innovation Center for Forest Chemicals and Materials, Nanjing 210037
  • Received:2021-12-08 Revised:2021-12-19 Published:2021-12-22
  • Contact: Jinyue Luo, Shenlin Huang
  • Supported by:
    National Natural Science Foundation of China(32171724)

Indole, as one of the most important nitrogen-containing heterocyclic compound, is found widely in various natural products and synthetic drugs. 3-Iodoindoles play an important role as intermediate in the selective functionalization of indoles. 3-iodoindoles could be conveniently synthesized by electrochemical annulations of o-alkynylanilines with readily available iodide salt. This sustainable electrolysis strategy provides an efficient access to a series of 3-iodoindoles in good to excellent yields under external oxidant-free, base-free conditions and features broad functional group tolerance.

Key words: electrosynthesis, annulation, 3-iodoindoles, o-alkynylanilines