Synthesis of novel tryptamine and azepinoindole derivatives

Lajos Novák, Michel Hanania, Péter Kovács, János Rohály, Pál Kolonits, Csaba Szántay

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A novel one-pot synthesis of azepinoindoles (9) via reaction of tryptamines (4) with formaldehyde is described. The scope and generality of this new procedure and the preparation of the starting compounds are also discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2331-2347
Number of pages17
Issue number12
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1997

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Pharmacology
  • Organic Chemistry

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    Novák, L., Hanania, M., Kovács, P., Rohály, J., Kolonits, P., & Szántay, C. (1997). Synthesis of novel tryptamine and azepinoindole derivatives. Heterocycles, 45(12), 2331-2347.