Kabeer A. Shaikh, Vishal A. Patil, Azeem Ahmed, "A Novel Method for the Synthesis of Dipyrromethanes Under Solvent-Free Condition", Journal of Chemistry, vol. 9, Article ID 456923, 5 pages, 2012. https://doi.org/10.1155/2012/456923
A Novel Method for the Synthesis of Dipyrromethanes Under Solvent-Free Condition
This study describes a successful approach for the synthesis of dipyrromethanes using iodine as a catalyst on grinding. This protocol does not require any solvent and carried out at lowest pyrrole/aldehyde ratio which makes this method economically and environmentally attractive. This protocol affords the products immediately with excellent yield.
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