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A CONVENIENT SYNTHETIC ROUTE TO THE BACTERIOCHLORIN CHROMOPHORE

TitleA CONVENIENT SYNTHETIC ROUTE TO THE BACTERIOCHLORIN CHROMOPHORE
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication1991
AuthorsYonhin, P, Wijesekera, TP, Dolphin, D
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Volume32
Pagination2875-2878
Date PublishedJun
Type of ArticleArticle
ISBN Number0040-4039
KeywordsDIELS-ALDER REACTIONS, porphyrins
Abstract

The reactions of an A,C-divinylporphyrin with activated dienophiles yield stable bis Diels-Alder adducts absorbing light at wavelengths above 735 nm. This provides a convenient general route to bacteriochlorin-like chromophores.

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