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Chemistry of Heterocyclic Compounds

, Volume 26, Issue 5, pp 525–527 | Cite as

Synthesis of azoxindoles

  • É. S. Krichevskii
  • V. G. Granik
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Abstract

Heating N-substituted 2-methyl-3-phenyl-5-nitroindoles in methanol with excess base yields the corresponding azoxindoles. Under the same conditions 2-methyl-5-nitroindole is converted to bis(2-methyl-5-nitroindol-3-yl)methane. Reaction of 1,2-dimethyl-3-formyl-5-nitroindole with benzyl cyanide gives 1,2-dimethyl-3-(Β-cyano-Β-phenyl)vinyl-5-nitroindole.

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Methanol Methane Organic Chemistry Cyanide Benzyl 
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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • É. S. Krichevskii
    • 1
  • V. G. Granik
    • 1
  1. 1.S. Ordzhonikidze All-Union Chemico-Pharmaceutical Research InstituteMoscow

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