Synthesis and properties of boron(III)-coordinated subbacteriochlorins

Shin Ya Hayashi, Eiji Tsurumaki, Yasuhide Inokuma, Pyosang Kim, Young Mo Sung, Dongho Kim, Atsuhiro Osuka

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Subbacteriochlorins, which were prepared via hydrogenation of subporphyrins with Raney nickel, are modestly aromatic due to 14π-diazaannulenic circuit and exhibit characteristic blue-shifted Soret-like bands, intensified fluorescence spectra, and high oxidation potentials.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4254-4256
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of the American Chemical Society
Issue number12
Publication statusPublished - 2011 Mar 30

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Catalysis
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Biochemistry
  • Colloid and Surface Chemistry

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    Hayashi, S. Y., Tsurumaki, E., Inokuma, Y., Kim, P., Sung, Y. M., Kim, D., & Osuka, A. (2011). Synthesis and properties of boron(III)-coordinated subbacteriochlorins. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 133(12), 4254-4256.