Chemistry of Heterocyclic Compounds

, Volume 9, Issue 6, pp 795–796 | Cite as

Reduction of ester groupings in porphyrins with sodium borohydride

  • G. V. Ponomarev
  • G. V. Kirillova
  • B. V. Rozynov
  • I. A. Bogdanova
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Abstract

Reduction of the corresponding acyl derivatives by means of sodium borohydride [1, 2] is usually employed to obtain porphyrins with α-hydroxyalkyl substituents.

Keywords

Sodium Ester Organic Chemistry Porphyrin Ester Grouping 

Literature cited

  1. 1.
    H. Brockman, Jr., K.-M. Bliesener, and H. H. Inhoffen, Ann., 718, 148 (1968).Google Scholar
  2. 2.
    R. V. H. Iones, G. W. Kenner, T. Lewis, and K. M. Smith, Chem. Ind., 129 (1971)Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1975

Authors and Affiliations

  • G. V. Ponomarev
    • 1
    • 2
  • G. V. Kirillova
    • 1
    • 2
  • B. V. Rozynov
    • 1
    • 2
  • I. A. Bogdanova
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of BiophysicsMinistry of Public Health of the USSRUSSR
  2. 2.M. M. Shemyakin Institute of the Chemistry of Natural CompoundsUSSR

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