Thermal fusion reactions of meso-(3-thienyl) groups in [26]hexaphyrins to produce möbius aromatic molecules

Mitsunori Inoue, Kil Suk Kim, Masaaki Suzuki, Jong Min Lim, Jae Yoon Shin, Dongho Kim, Atsuhiro Osuka

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Abstract

Fuse to twist: Simple thermal reactions of meso-(3-thienyl) groups in Hückel-aromatic [26]hexaphyrins (see picture, left; N blue, S yellow, F green) provide 3-thienyl-fused [28] hexaphyrins (right) that have Möbius aromatic character, as indicated by a number of spectroscopic methods.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)6687-6690
Number of pages4
JournalAngewandte Chemie - International Edition
Volume48
Issue number36
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2009 Aug 24

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Catalysis
  • Chemistry(all)

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