Ring size selective synthesis of meso-aryl expanded porphyrins

Ryuichiro Taniguchi, Soji Shimizu, Masaaki Suzuki, Ji Young Shin, Hiroyuki Furuta, Atsuhiro Osuka

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meso-Aryl expanded porphyrins were prepared in a ring size selective manner from methanesulfonic acid-catalyzed reaction of dipyrromethane and tripyrromethane with aryl aldehydes.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2505-2507
Number of pages3
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number12
Publication statusPublished - 2003 Mar 17
Externally publishedYes


  • Expanded porphyrin
  • Porphyrinoids
  • Size selective synthesis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry


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