4-Indolecarbaldehyde is a synthetic intermediate used for pharmaceutical synthesis. Also used as reactant in Biginelli reaction, synthesis of aurora kinase A inhibitors, preparation of antitumor agents, intermolecular Friedel-Crafts acylation, preparation of inhibitors of cell division in E. coli and synthesis of Hantzsch pyridine-containing Schiff bases.
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Eric Fillion; and Aaron M Dumas. Synthesis of fused 4,5-disubstituted indole ring systems by intramolecular friedel-crafts acylation of 4-substituted indoles. Journal of Organic Chemistry. 2008, 73(7), 2920-2923 .
Gefahrenhinweise (EU): H315-H319-H335
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