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Review | Regular issue | Vol 16, No. 2, 1981, pp.267-291
Published online, 1st January, 1970
DOI: 10.3987/R-1981-02-0267
Synthesis of 4-Substituted Indoles and Their Elaboration to the Ergot Alkaloids

Alan P. Kozikowski*

*Department of Chemistry, University of Pittsburgh, Parkman Avenue & University Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15260 , U.S.A.


All of the synthetically important methods which have been developed for the preparation of 4-substituted indoles are reviewed. The use of these materials in the construction of the ergot alkaloids is discussed.