Facile synthesis of 9,10,19,20-tetraalkylporphycenes

Toshikazu Ono, Daiki Koga, Yoshio Hisaeda

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meso-Tetraalkylporphycenes were synthesized in a few steps using intramolecular oxidative coupling of the Z-isomer of 5,6-dialkyldipyrroethenes. The use of a hypervalent iodine(III) reagent, namely phenyliodine(III) bis(trifluoroacetate), is essential for performing these reactions.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)260-262
Number of pages3
JournalChemistry Letters
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2017

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Chemistry(all)


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