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Templated synthesis of a large and flexible covalent porphyrinic cage bearing orthogonal recognition sites

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Abstract

A large covalent cage incorporating two porphyrins attached by four long and flexible polyether chains each bearing two 3-pyridyl ligands was synthesized from a DABCO-templated olefin metathesis reaction. The X-ray structure of the cage with the DABCO coordinated inside the cavity to the two zinc(II) porphyrins reveals a highly symmetric structure.

Graphical abstract: Templated synthesis of a large and flexible covalent porphyrinic cage bearing orthogonal recognition sites

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The article was received on 13 Mar 2012, accepted on 29 Mar 2012 and first published on 30 Mar 2012


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C2CC31855E
Citation: Chem. Commun., 2012,48, 5118-5120
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    Templated synthesis of a large and flexible covalent porphyrinic cage bearing orthogonal recognition sites

    J. Taesch, V. Heitz, F. Topić and K. Rissanen, Chem. Commun., 2012, 48, 5118
    DOI: 10.1039/C2CC31855E

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