oa South African Journal of Chemistry - The synthesis and characterization of several corroles : research article
|Article Title||The synthesis and characterization of several corroles : research article|
|© Publisher:||South African Chemical Institute (SACI)|
|Journal||South African Journal of Chemistry|
|Affiliations||1 University of the Witwatersrand, 2 University of the Witwatersrand, 3 University of the Witwatersrand and 4 University of the Witwatersrand|
|Publication Date||Jan 2013|
|Pages||158 - 166|
|Keyword(s)||Corrole, Vitamin B12 and X-ray diffraction crystal structure|
Preliminary results towards the synthesis of a corrole-based vitamin B12 analogue are reported. The synthesis of three simple corroles, 5,10,15-triphenylcorrole (TPCrl), 5,10,15-tri(2-nitrophenyl)corrole and 10-(4-methoxyphenyl)-5,15-diphenylcorrole is described. The synthesis of 10-[2-(benzoylamino)phenyl]-5,15-diphenylcorrole (DPAPCrl) suggests that a large, bulky meso substituent can be incorporated into the corrole with no loss of stability or significant decrease in yield. Both TPCrl and DPAPCrl were crystallized and their crystal structure is reported.
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