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Palladium-catalyzed reductive N-heteroannulation has emerged as a powerful tool in the construction of numerous N-containing heterocycles including indoles. The Soderberg conditions of these reactions have effectively been utilized to synthesize numerous 3-ethoxyindoles, the naturally occurring koniamborine and salviadione. Additionally, this reaction was used to synthesize 2-octadecyl-3-methoxyindole used in the systematic study towards the compound fistulosin, an antifungal compound isolated from the roots of the Welsh onion whose actual structure is in question. 2-(Stearamido)benzoic acid was proposed as a potential structure for the actual compound and was synthesized for ultimate comparison. The data obtained for this compound is in close agreement with the data reported for fistulosin.