Indium triflate mediated synthesis of meso-substituted porphyrins

Brendan M. Smith*, Suzanna D. Kean, Mark F. Wyatt, Andrew E. Graham

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Catalytic quantities of indium salts are highly efficient promoters for the synthesis of meso-porphyrins in high yields and on a large scale under mild reaction conditions.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1953-1956
Number of pages4
Issue number13
Publication statusPublished - 1 Aug 2008


  • Catalysis
  • Indium salts
  • Lewis acids
  • Porphyrins
  • Synthesis


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