Axially chiral BODIPYs

Reinner I. Lerrick, Thomas P. L. Winstanley, Karen Haggerty, Corinne Wills, William Clegg, Ross W. Harrington, Patrick Bultinck, Wouter Herrebout, Andrew C. Benniston, Michael J. Hall
2014 Chemical Communications  
The synthesis and resolution of a class of chiral organic fluorophores, axially chiral 4,4-difluoro-4-bora-3a,4a-diaza-s-indacenes (Ax*-BODIPY), is described. Ax*-BODIPYs were prepared through a modular synthesis, resolved by preparative chiral HPLC and absolute stereochemistry assigned by ECD.
doi:10.1039/c4cc00851k pmid:24676233 fatcat:gsbgfmqde5cn3d24q6lvtp66vy