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Name Mr. Peter Vertesaljai
Organization or Institution University of Florida
Presentation Type Poster
Topic Organic Chemistry

Complex hydroindoles via a nitrile-intercepted allylic alkylation cascade reaction


Peter Vertesaljai and Alexander J. Grenning

Author Institution(s)

University of Florida


Development of a nitrile-intercepted allylic alkylation cascade yielding complex hydroindole structures is described. This method converts simple and abundant starting materials - ketones, malononitrile, and nitrostyrenes - into highly complex polycyclic architectures in a rapid fashion.