Induced Correspondence of a Local π-Aromatic Sextet in Heteroannulenes: Synthesis and Characterization

Abhijit Mallick, Juwon Oh, Dongho Kim, Masatoshi Ishida, Hiroyuki Furuta, Harapriya Rath

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Abstract

Acid-catalyzed [3+3] condensation reactions of two hitherto unknown tripyrrane moieties with pentafluorobenzaldehyde has led to the formation of new generation
heteroannulene (4.1.4.1) and mutant heteroannulene (1.1.1.1.1.1). Inclusion of local p-aromatic sextets, namely the N-methyl pyrrole rings through b,b-linkages
and a,b-linkages, has led to the isolation of first ever heteroannulenes cross-conjugated at four points and two points respectively within the macrocycles.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)5504-5508
Number of pages5
JournalChemistry - A European Journal
Volume22
Issue number16
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2016 Apr 11

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