Solvent-Free Condensation of Pyrrole and Pentafluorobenzaldehyde: A Novel Synthetic Pathway to Corrole and Oligopyrromethenes.
In: Organic letters (Org.Lett.), Jg. 1 (1999) ; Nr. 4, S. 599-602
Zeitschriftenaufsatz / Fach: Chemie
The solvent-free condensation of pyrrole and pentafluorobenzaldehyde leads to a variety of products, of which three have been isolated and fully characterized. The two main products (11% each) are an open-chain pentapyrrole and corrole, a tetrapyrrolic macrocycle.