Pub No:
70
Title:
Pyrrole Chemistry. The Cyanovinyl Aldehyde Protecting Groups
Authors:
Paine, J.B., Woodward, R.B., and David Dolphin
Journal:
J. Org. Chem.
Year:
1976
Pages:
41, 2826-2835
Abstract:
Protection of pyrrole aldehyde groups with either Me or Et cyanoacetate or malononitrile gave the corresponding cyanovinyl derivatives which are stable toward a variety of acids, oxidants, and reductants. Removal of the protecting groups with aqueous base regenereates the parent aldehyde.

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