Porphyrin polygons: A new synthetic strategy for cyclic porphyrin oligomers utilizing a porphyrin double decker structure

Masato Ikeda, Atsushi Sugasaki, Yohei Kubo, Kazunori Sugiyasu, Masayuki Takeuchi, Seiji Shinkai

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A novel synthetic scheme for constructing cyclic porphyrin oligomers is presented: bisporphyrin derivative 1 reacts with La(acac)3 in 1,2,4-trichlorobenzene to yield porphyrin polygons, such as cyclic dimer 12·2La(III) and cyclic trimer 13·3La(III).

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1266-1267
Number of pages2
JournalChemistry Letters
Issue number12
Publication statusPublished - 2001

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