Formation of a Metalloporphyrin-Based Nanoreactor by Postsynthetic Metal–Ion Exchange of a Polyhedral-Cage Containing a Metal–Metalloporphyrin Framework

Authors

  • Dr. Xi-Sen Wang,

    1. Department of Chemistry, University of South Florida, 4202 E. Fowler Avenue, Tampa, FL 33620 (USA), Fax: (+1) 813-974-3203
    Search for more papers by this author
  • Matthew Chrzanowski,

    1. Department of Chemistry, University of South Florida, 4202 E. Fowler Avenue, Tampa, FL 33620 (USA), Fax: (+1) 813-974-3203
    Search for more papers by this author
  • Dr. Lukasz Wojtas,

    1. Department of Chemistry, University of South Florida, 4202 E. Fowler Avenue, Tampa, FL 33620 (USA), Fax: (+1) 813-974-3203
    Search for more papers by this author
  • Dr. Yu-Sheng Chen,

    1. ChemMatCARS, Center for Advanced Radiation Sources, The University of Chicago, 9700 S. Cass Avenue, Argonne, IL 60439 (USA)
    Search for more papers by this author
  • Prof. Dr. Shengqian Ma

    Corresponding author
    1. Department of Chemistry, University of South Florida, 4202 E. Fowler Avenue, Tampa, FL 33620 (USA), Fax: (+1) 813-974-3203
    • Department of Chemistry, University of South Florida, 4202 E. Fowler Avenue, Tampa, FL 33620 (USA), Fax: (+1) 813-974-3203

    Search for more papers by this author

Abstract

original image

A change for the better: Exchange of CdII in the catalytically inactive framework MMPF-5 (see scheme) with CoII afforded a metalloporphyrin-based nanoreactor, MMPF-5(Co). This framework, consisting of small cubicuboctahedral cages, demonstrated interesting performances in the catalytic epoxidation of trans-stilbene with tBuOOH.

Ancillary