Reaction of nitro compounds with iminium salts 1. Nitrovinylation of indoles

  • K. K. Babievskii
  • K. A. Kochetkov
  • V. M. Belikov
Organic Chemistry


Iminium salts prepared from indoles, thionyl chloride, and dimethylformamide readily form the corresponding nitrovinyl derivatives by nucleophilic attack on the anion of an aliphatic nitro compound.


Chloride Indole Dimethylformamide Nucleophilic Attack Nitro Compound 
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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1978

Authors and Affiliations

  • K. K. Babievskii
    • 1
  • K. A. Kochetkov
    • 1
  • V. M. Belikov
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Heteroorganic CompoundsAcademy of Sciences of the USSRMoscow

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