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A New Approach to the Preparation of 1,3,4-Triarylpyrroles

De Xing Zeng, Yi Chen*

*Technical Institute of Physics and Chemistry, The Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100101, P. R. of China, Email:

D. X. Zeng, Y. Chen, Synlett, 2006, 490-492.

DOI: 10.1055/s-2006-932452

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1,3,4-triaryl-2,5-dihydropyrroles were synthesized using the McMurry coupling reaction as key step. A facile and reliable non-catalytic photoconversion of 1,3,4-triaryl-2,5-dihydropyrroles furnished 1,3,4-triarylpyrroles in good yields.

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Key Words

2,5-dihydropyrroles, pyrroles, photoconversion, McMurry reaction

ID: J60-Y2006-4290