An efficient iron-promoted synthesis of 6H-indolo[2,3-b]quinolines and neocryptolepine derivatives.

Organic & biomolecular chemistry

PubMedID: 27117399

Yan Z, Wan C, Wan J, Wang Z. An efficient iron-promoted synthesis of 6H-indolo[2,3-b]quinolines and neocryptolepine derivatives. Org Biomol Chem. 2016;.
A facile and practical method for the preparation of 6H-indolo[2,3-b]quinolines and neocryptolepines was developed under the promotion of the easily available ferric trichloride, affording the desired products with moderate to good yields.