A Finding on the Direct Regioselective Cyanation of BODIPY

Gayretli C., TEKNİKEL E., Cinar S., ÜNALEROĞLU C.

Synlett, vol.31, no.11, pp.1064-1066, 2020 (SCI-Expanded) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 31 Issue: 11
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.1055/s-0039-1690888
  • Journal Name: Synlett
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, Academic Search Premier, Chimica, EMBASE
  • Page Numbers: pp.1064-1066
  • Keywords: BODIPY, cyanation, hydrogen substitution, nucleophilic aromatic substitution, regioselective substitution
  • Ankara Haci Bayram Veli University Affiliated: Yes


© 2020. Thieme. All rights reserved.The first example of direct α-cyanation of a BODIPY core has been achieved on 3-(methoxycarbonyl)ethenyl BODIPY. The structure of α-cyanated BODIPY was confirmed by X-ray analysis. Further cyanation took place on the meso -carbon of BODIPY.