Diels-Alder Reaction of Pyrrole with Dimethyl Acetylenedicarboxylate

Chang Kiu Lee, Chi Sun Hahn, Wayland E. Noland

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Pyrrole and dimethyl acetylenedicarboxylate gave the 1:2 adduct tetramethyl 3a, 7a-dihydroindole-2, 3, 3a, 4-tetracarboxylate, which has a structure similar to the known 1:2 adduct obtained from 1-methylpyrrole. The significant differences in the chemistry between the two adducts are described.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)3727-3729
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Organic Chemistry
Issue number19
StatePublished - Jan 1 1978

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