Unprecedented aryne Diels-Alder reactions by using methyleneindolinones as dienes have been disclosed, thus providing a quick access to unusual naphtho-fused oxindoles. A wide range of methyleneindolinones proceed readily with arynes to afford the functionalized oxindoles in good yields.
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