Pub No:
360
Title:
5-Phenyl-dipyrro-methane (1H-pyrrole, 2,2'-(Phenylmethylene Bis-) and 5,15-Diphenylporphyrin (21H, 23H-Porphine, 5,15-Diphenyl-)
Authors:
Boyle, R.W., Bruckner, C., Posakony, J., James. B.R., and David Dolphin
Journal:
Organic Syntheses
Year:
1999
Pages:
287-76293
Abstract:
5,15-Diphenylporphyrin (I) was prepared by treating pyrrole with PhCHO in the presence of CF3CO2H to give 65% 5-phenyldipyrromethane which was treated with CH(OMe)3 to give I in a yield of 14-20%.

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