Oxidative Heterocycle Formation Using Hypervalent Iodine(III) Reagents

  • Sandip Murarka
  • Andrey P. AntonchickEmail author
Part of the Topics in Current Chemistry book series (TOPCURRCHEM, volume 373)


Hypervalent iodine(III) reagents have been widely exploited in a diverse array of synthetic transformations. This chapter focuses on the general application of hypervalent iodine(III) reagents in the de novo synthesis and in the late stage functionalization of heterocyclic compounds.


Heterocycles Hypervalent iodine(III) reagents Organocatalysis Oxidative cyclization Transition metal-free 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Chemical BiologyMax-Planck Institute for Molecular PhysiologyDortmundGermany
  2. 2.Department of Chemistry and Chemical BiologyTechnische Universität DortmundDortmundGermany

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