Controlled scrambling in porphyrin synthesis-selective synthesis of 5,10-disubstituted porphyrins

A Cammidge, O. Ozturk

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Condensation of phenyldipyrromethane with bisnaphthaldehyde 3 leads to unexpected formation of the scrambled 5,10-bridged porphyrin 5; this unprecedented selectivity suggests that an alternative scrambling mechanism to dipyrromethane acidolysis is operating.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)355-358
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 3 Jan 2001

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