Chapter 5. Photochemical Transformations Involving Magnesium Porphyrins and Phthalocyanines

  1. Professor Zvi Rappoport2 and
  2. Ilan Marek3
  1. Natalia N. Sergeeva and
  2. Mathias O. Senge

Published Online: 17 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470751879.ch5

The Chemistry of Organomagnesium Compounds

The Chemistry of Organomagnesium Compounds

How to Cite

Sergeeva, N. N. and Senge, M. O. (2008) Photochemical Transformations Involving Magnesium Porphyrins and Phthalocyanines, in The Chemistry of Organomagnesium Compounds (eds Z. Rappoport and I. Marek), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470751879.ch5

Editor Information

  1. 2

    The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel

  2. 3

    Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel

Author Information

  1. School of Chemistry, SFI Tetrapyrrole Laboratory, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin 2, Ireland

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 29 FEB 2008

Book Series:

  1. PATAI'S Chemistry of Functional Groups

Book Series Editors:

  1. Professor Saul Patai and
  2. Professor Zvi Rappoport

Series Editor Information

  1. The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470057193

Online ISBN: 9780470751879

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Keywords:

  • true organomagnesium compound photochemistry;
  • chlorophylls (chl) and bacteriochlorophylls (bchl);
  • photodynamic therapy (PDT) - medicinal application;
  • basic porphyrin photochemistry;
  • magnesium(II) tetrapyrroles;
  • photoinduced electron transfer;
  • biomimetic systems - porphyrins and quinones;
  • perylene-linked systems and PET studies;
  • photochemical reactions

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Basic Photochemistry of Porphyrins

  • Photosynthesis

  • Electron Transfer Systems

  • Photochemical Reactions

  • Applied Photochemistry

  • Acknowledgment

  • References