Pub No:
309
Title:
Oxidation of Substituted 2-Methylpyrroles with Perhalogenated Metalloporphyrins: A One-pot Synthesis of Dipyrromethanes
Authors:
Karunaratne, V. and David Dolphin
Journal:
Tetrahedron Lett.
Year:
1996
Pages:
37(5), 603-604
Abstract:
A variety of substituted 2-methylpyrroles underwent allylic oxidation with a perchlorinated metalloporphyrin and iodosylbenzene in TFA/CH2Cl2(9:2). Subsequent addition of an ?-free pyrrole to the same reaction mixture afforded an efficient one-pot route to dipyrromethanes.

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