A new entry to doubly N-confused [26]hexaphyrins(1.1.1.1.1.1) from normal [26]hexaphyrins(1.1.1.1.1.1) through an unprecedented double pyrrolic rearrangement

Masaaki Suzuki, Min Chul Yoon, Deok Yun Kim, Jung Ho Kwon, Hiroyuki Furuta, Dongho Kim, Atsuhiro Osuka

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Abstract

Treatment of hexakis(pentafluorophenyl)-substituted [26]hexaphyrin(1.1.1.1.1.1) (1) with CuCl in the presence of pyridine and molecular oxygen led to formation of doubly N-confused [26]hexaphyrin(1.1.1.1.1.1) 2 in a moderate yield through an unprecedented double pyrrolic rearrangement. Macrocycle 2 has been shown to serve as an effective bis-metal-coordinating ligand and exhibits attractive optical properties such as a sharp Soret-like band at 566 nm and low-energy fluorescence at 1058 nm.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1754-1759
Number of pages6
JournalChemistry - A European Journal
Volume12
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2006 Feb 8

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Catalysis
  • Organic Chemistry

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