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Expanded porphyrins and aromaticity

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Abstract

meso-Aryl-substituted expanded porphyrins that are porphyrin homologues consisting of more than five pyrrolic units are a nice platform to realize diverse aromatic and antiaromatic species as well as stable radical species. They are also an ideal series to realize topologically twisted molecules with distinct Möbius aromaticity and antiaromaticity.

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The article was received on 27 Jan 2011, accepted on 18 Feb 2011 and first published on 14 Mar 2011


Article type: Highlight
DOI: 10.1039/C1CC10534E
Citation: Chem. Commun., 2011,47, 4330-4339
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    Expanded porphyrins and aromaticity

    A. Osuka and S. Saito, Chem. Commun., 2011, 47, 4330
    DOI: 10.1039/C1CC10534E

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