The Synthesis and Attempted Ring Closure of Ethyl 3-(Aminomethyl)-7,8,12,13,17,18-hexaethylporphyrin-2-carboxylate Academic Article uri icon

abstract

  • A synthesis of the porphyrin amino ester derivative (4) is described. All attempts to convert (4) into a fused pyrroloporphyrin were unsuccessful, with the corresponding 2-formylporphyrin (5) being formed instead.

publication date

  • 1995