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Heterocyclic Scaffolds II:

Volume 26 of the series Topics in Heterocyclic Chemistry pp 117-140

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Reactions of Indole with Nucleophiles

  • Tara L. S. KishbaughAffiliated withEastern Mennonite University Email author 

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Abstract

While indole naturally tends to act as a nucleophile, there are numerous examples of nucleophilic substitutions as well as nucleophilic additions to the indole ring system.

Keywords

Indole Nucleophilic addition Nucleophilic substitution