An ultrasonic wave-assisted synthesis of meso-amidinophenyl substituted porphyrins

Xunjin ZHU, Rick W K WONG*, Feng Lei Jiang, Chun Ting Poon, Wai Yeung WONG

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Abstract

With the aid of an ultrasonic irradiation, meso-amidinophenyl substituted porphyrins were prepared by the reaction of lithium amide and meso-cyanophenyl porphyrins. This approach can give the derivatized porphyrins in very high yields and very short reaction times as compared to the conventional thermal method.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2114-2118
Number of pages5
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Volume49
Issue number13
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 24 Mar 2008

Scopus Subject Areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry

User-Defined Keywords

  • Amidino
  • Porphyrins
  • Synthesis
  • Ultrasound

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