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 (US)
Pages (from-to)4254-4256
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of the American Chemical Society
Issue number12
StatePublished - Mar 30 2011

ASJC Scopus subject areas

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


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