The synthesis of some substituted tetraarylporphyrins

Robert G. Little*, John A. Anton, Paul A Loach, James A Ibers

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Abstract

The synthesis of six unsymmetrically substituted tetraarylporphyrins is reported. The compounds prepared are 5‐(R),10,15,20‐tritolylporphyrins, where R = 2‐pyridyl, 3‐pyridyl, 4‐acet‐amido, and 2,3 or 4‐hydroxyphenyl. Four new tetrasubstituted tetraarylporphyrins (5,10,15,20‐tetra‐(R)‐porphyrin) are also reported, where R = 3‐pyridyl, 4‐acetylphenyl, 4‐hydroxyphenyl and 4‐butoxyphenyl. The proton nmr spectra of these porphyrins are presented.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)343-349
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Heterocyclic Chemistry
Volume12
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1975

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Organic Chemistry

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