Meso,meso′-bis(5-azaindol-2-yl)-appended meso meso-linked Zn(II) diporphyrin: A discrete fluorescent assembly

Chihiro Maeda, Hiroshi Shinokubo, Atsuhiro Osuka

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Cu(II)-catalyzed intramolecular cyclization of meso-(4-aminopyrid-3-yl) ethynyl Zn(II) porphyrin provided meso-(5-azaindol-2-yl)-substituted Zn(II) porphyrin. meso,meso′-Bis(5-azaindol-2-yl)-substituted diporphyrin 7 was similarly prepared and was found to form a fluorescent trimeric prismatic assembly consisting of single atropisomer 7in-in.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)5322-5325
Number of pages4
JournalOrganic Letters
Issue number22
Publication statusPublished - Dec 3 2009
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry


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