A novel pyrrole synthesis.

Research paper by Sameer S Agarwal, Hans-Joachim HJ Knolker

Indexed on: 27 Oct '04Published on: 27 Oct '04Published in: Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry


The silver(I)-promoted oxidative cyclization of homopropargylamines at room temperature provides a novel access to pyrroles. Homopropargylamines are readily available by the addition of a propargyl Grignard reagent to Schiff bases.