Table 3 Scope for the N-PcHex–directed C7 arylation of indoles.

Reaction conditions: 1 (0.20 mmol), 2a (0.40 mmol), Rh(PPh3)3Cl (6.0 mol %), and LiOtBu (3.0 equiv) in m-xylene (1.0 ml) at 150°C, 24 hours, under Ar, isolated yields.


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