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Issue 124, 2015
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Formation of unusual dithiaphlorins from condensation of 2,5-bis(arylhydroxymethyl)thiophene and pyrrole

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Abstract

The first example of an unusual 21,23-dithiaphlorin containing pyrrole and aryl groups at the sp3 meso carbon that is present between the pyrrole and thiophene rings was isolated from the condensation of 2,5-bis(arylhydroxymethyl) and pyrrole under mild acid catalyzed conditions. The crystal structure revealed that the macrocycle is significantly distorted because of the presence of the sp3 meso carbon.

Graphical abstract: Formation of unusual dithiaphlorins from condensation of 2,5-bis(arylhydroxymethyl)thiophene and pyrrole

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Submitted
20 Oct 2015
Accepted
21 Nov 2015
First published
24 Nov 2015

RSC Adv., 2015,5, 102765-102771
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Formation of unusual dithiaphlorins from condensation of 2,5-bis(arylhydroxymethyl)thiophene and pyrrole

R. Sharma, W. Lee and M. Ravikanth, RSC Adv., 2015, 5, 102765
DOI: 10.1039/C5RA21947G

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