The Synthesis of Unsymmetrical Tetraarylporphyrins on Solid Phases

Authors

  • Dr. Clifford C. Leznoff,

    1. York University, Department of Chemistry, Downsview, Ontario M3J 1P3 (Canada)
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  • Dr. Polina I. Svirskaya

    Corresponding author
    1. York University, Department of Chemistry, Downsview, Ontario M3J 1P3 (Canada)
    • York University, Department of Chemistry, Downsview, Ontario M3J 1P3 (Canada)
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  • This work was supported by the National Research Council of Canada.

Abstract

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Conventional syntheses of unsymmetrical tetraarylporphyrins do give the desired products in low yield, but only after extensive purification. A simple extraction step suffices in the solid phase synthesis of (1), R = p-tolyl, R′ = p- or m-hydroxyphenyl.

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