Molecular Diversity

, Volume 12, Issue 3–4, pp 203–207 | Cite as

A simple and efficient route for the synthesis of di and tri(bis(indolyl) methanes) as new triarylmethanes

  • Mohammad Ali Zolfigol
  • Peyman Salehi
  • Morteza Shiri
  • Azam Sayadi
  • Abbas Abdoli
  • Hassan Keypour
  • Majid Rezaeivala
  • Khodabakhsh Niknam
  • Eskandar Kolvari
Short Communication


Preparation of di and tri(bis(indolyl) methanes) from di and trialdehydes and indoles in the presence of silica sulfuric acid was described. Reactions proceeded in good to excellent yields in acetonitrile as solvent at room temperature.


Indoles Dialdehydes Trialdehydes Bisindolyl methanes Silica sulfuric acid 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mohammad Ali Zolfigol
    • 1
  • Peyman Salehi
    • 2
  • Morteza Shiri
    • 1
  • Azam Sayadi
    • 1
  • Abbas Abdoli
    • 1
  • Hassan Keypour
    • 1
  • Majid Rezaeivala
    • 1
  • Khodabakhsh Niknam
    • 3
  • Eskandar Kolvari
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty of ChemistryBu-Ali Sina UniversityHamedanIran
  2. 2.Department of Phytochemistry, Medicinal Plants and Drugs Research InstituteShahid Beheshti UniversityEvin, TehranIran
  3. 3.Department of Chemistry, Faculty of SciencesPersian Gulf UniversityBushehrIran

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