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Boric acid Catalyzed efficient Synthesis of Dipyrromethanes in Water

Author Affiliations

  • 1 DB College, Department of Chemistry, University of Delhi, Delhi, INDIA

Res.J.chem.sci., Volume 4, Issue (10), Pages 58-62, October,18 (2014)


A simple and efficient methodology has been demonstrated for the synthesis of dipyrromethanes. Boric acid catalyzed condensation of two equivalent of pyrrole with one equivalent of aldehyde gives dipyrromethane in good yield at room temperature in aqueous medium.


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