One-pot synthesis of symmetric and unsymmetric 1,1-bis-indolylmethanes via tandem iron-catalyzed C-H bond oxidation and C-O bond cleavage.

@article{Guo2009OnepotSO,
  title={One-pot synthesis of symmetric and unsymmetric 1,1-bis-indolylmethanes via tandem iron-catalyzed C-H bond oxidation and C-O bond cleavage.},
  author={Xingwei Guo and Shiguang Pan and Jinhua Liu and Zhiping Li},
  journal={The Journal of organic chemistry},
  year={2009},
  volume={74 22},
  pages={
          8848-51
        }
}
The reactions of indoles with ethers give a variety of symmetric and unsymmetric 1,1-bis-indolylmethane derivatives via iron-catalyzed C-H bond oxidation and C-O bond cleavage.