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Molecules 2017, 22(11), 1941; doi:10.3390/molecules22111941

Unexpected Synthesis of a Bulky Bis-Pocket A3B-Type Meso-Cyano Porphyrin

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School of Chemistry and Environment, South China Normal University, Guangzhou 510006, China
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Department of Chemistry, South China University of Technology, Guangzhou 510641, China
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Department of Chemistry, University of Education, Lahore 54770, Pakistan
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Received: 11 October 2017 / Revised: 6 November 2017 / Accepted: 7 November 2017 / Published: 9 November 2017
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Abstract

A one-pot synthesis of bulky bis-pocket A3B-type meso-cyano porphyrin, 5-cyano-10,15,20-tris(2,4,6-triphenylphenyl)porphyrin, has been accomplished via trifluoroacetic acid (TFA) catalyzed condensation of pyrrole and 2,4,6-triphenylbenzaldehyde in an acceptable yield of about 4%. DDQ served as oxidant and the cyanating agent. View Full-Text
Keywords: meso-cyano porphyrin; One-pot synthesis; pyrrole-aldehyde condensation; trifluoroacetic acid meso-cyano porphyrin; One-pot synthesis; pyrrole-aldehyde condensation; trifluoroacetic acid
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Liu, Z.-Y.; Mahmood, M.H.; Wu, J.-Z.; Yang, S.-B.; Liu, H.-Y. Unexpected Synthesis of a Bulky Bis-Pocket A3B-Type Meso-Cyano Porphyrin. Molecules 2017, 22, 1941.

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