Synfacts 2009(2): 0198-0198  
DOI: 10.1055/s-0028-1087656
Metal-Mediated Synthesis
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Synthesis of Aryl Hydrazones from α-Diazo Esters

Contributor(s): Paul Knochel, Tobias Thaler
E. Yasui, M. Wada, N. Takamura*
Musashino University, Tokyo, Japan
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Publication Date:
22 January 2009 (online)


A novel method for the synthesis of aryl hydrazones from α-diazo esters has been developed. Since α-diazo esters serve as educts in the Fischer indole cyclization, many new functionalized indoles can be easily accessed by this methodology.