A catalytic, mild and efficient protocol for the C-3 aerial hydroxylation of oxindoles

2013-03-26T15:18:03Z (GMT) by Benjamin Buckley Beatriz Fernandez D.-R.
A mild, high yielding approach to C-3 hydroxylated oxindoles using catalytic quantities of tetrabutylammonium fluoride and air as the stoicheiometric oxidant is reported over a wide range of substitution patterns.