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Organic Chemistry International
Volume 2014, Article ID 958951, 5 pages
Research Article

One-Pot Synthesis of Metallopyrazinoporphyrazines Using 2,3-Diaminomaleonitrile and 1,2-Dicarbonyl Compounds Accelerated by Microwave Irradiation

1Department of Chemistry, Iran University of Science and Technology, Tehran 16846-13114, Iran
2Department of Life Science Engineering, Faculty of New Sciences and Technologies, University of Tehran, Tehran 14395-1561, Iran

Received 30 October 2013; Revised 7 January 2014; Accepted 28 January 2014; Published 27 February 2014

Academic Editor: Vito Ferro

Copyright © 2014 Ali Maleki and Ali Hossein Rezayan. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


A one-pot microwave-assisted synthesis of metallopyrazinoporphyrazines as porphyrazine derivatives carrying six-membered pyrazine rings annulated at the periphery of the tetrapyrrolic macrocycle is described starting from 2,3-diaminomaleonitrile, 1,2-dicarbonyl compounds, metal salts, and urea.