Title: Solid-Phase Synthesis of Pyrrole Derivatives through a Multicomponent Reaction Involving Lys-Containing Peptides
Authors: Jad YE, Gudimella SK, Govender T, de la Torre BG, Albericio F.
Journal: ACS Comb Sci.,doi: 10.1021/acscombsci.8b00006: (2018)


The synthesis of pyrroles has received considerable attention because of their biological and pharmaceutical activities. Herein we describe a solid-phase multicomponent reaction that utilizes Lys as a N donor, B-nitrostyrenes, 1,3-dicarbonyl compounds, and FeCl3 as an easily accessible catalyst under microwave irradiation to afford the subsequent pyrrole derivatives in high conversions. The strategy combines three of the most powerful tools in modern synthetic chemistry: the solid-phase mode, microwave activation, and a multicomponent reaction. The excellent results in terms of rapidity, versatility, and purity obtained herein support once again that this combined strategy is efficient for gaining chemical diversity