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Offline susanmcqueen

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fisher indole synthesis
« on: March 19, 2007, 01:48:26 PM »
could someone please help me with how the mechanism of fisher indole synthesis for the prepartion of 1,2,3,4-tetrahydrocarbazole works.
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Re: fisher indole synthesis
« Reply #1 on: March 19, 2007, 06:58:06 PM »
Here is the mechanism of the Fisher indole synthesis (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fischer_indole_synthesis) and to get tetrahydrocarbazole you just change the starting materials so that instead of indole the product is:

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