Trifluoroacetylation of trialkylindoles

@inproceedings{Bailey1978TrifluoroacetylationOT,
  title={Trifluoroacetylation of trialkylindoles},
  author={Alberta S. Bailey and Josephine M. Peach and Marazban H. Vandrevala},
  year={1978}
}
The trifluoroacetylation of 1,2,3-trialkylindoles occurs by attack at C(3) followed by substitution of the 2-methyleneindoline so formed.