1,7-Disubstituted boron dipyrromethene (BODIPY) dyes: synthesis and spectroscopic properties.

@article{Leen201117DisubstitutedBD,
  title={1,7-Disubstituted boron dipyrromethene (BODIPY) dyes: synthesis and spectroscopic properties.},
  author={Volker Leen and Dominique Miscoria and Shouchun Yin and Aleksander Filarowski and Joseph Molisho Ngongo and Mark Van der Auweraer and N{\"o}el Boens and Wim Dehaen},
  journal={The Journal of organic chemistry},
  year={2011},
  volume={76 20},
  pages={8168-76}
}
1,7-Dihalogenated boron dipyrromethene dyes were successfully synthesized and substituted, thus providing an entry to the final, elusive reactivity pattern. The spectroscopic properties of 1,7-disubstituted BODIPY dyes were studied and are discussed as a function of their structure.