Nitration of N-confused porphyrin

Yuichi Ishikawa, Ichiro Yoshida, Kaori Akaiwa, Eiji Koguchi, Takeo Sasaki, Hiroyuki Furuta

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The internal carbon of the inverted pyrrole in N-confused tetraphenylporphyrin 1 (5,10,15,20-tetraphenyl-2-aza-21-carbaporphyrin) was nitrated by using the following aqueous solutions at room temperature for several minutes; (1) NaNO2 / HCl (yield 71%) and (2) 30 wt% nitric acid (yield 27%).

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)453-454
Number of pages2
JournalChemistry Letters
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1997
Externally publishedYes


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Chemistry(all)

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Ishikawa, Y., Yoshida, I., Akaiwa, K., Koguchi, E., Sasaki, T., & Furuta, H. (1997). Nitration of N-confused porphyrin. Chemistry Letters, (5), 453-454.