Journal of Chemistry

Journal of Chemistry / 2012 / Article

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Volume 9 |Article ID 456923 | 5 pages | https://doi.org/10.1155/2012/456923

A Novel Method for the Synthesis of Dipyrromethanes Under Solvent-Free Condition

Received25 Jul 2011
Accepted05 Sep 2011

Abstract

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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