An unprecedented route for the synthesis of 3,3′-biindoles is developed. Both symmetrical and unsymmetrical 3,3′-biindoles could be generated by this method. Mild conditions, high yields of the products, and environmentally acceptable reagent are the merits of the procedure.
- Michael addition
- Nitrogen heterocycles
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
- Organic Chemistry