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Issue 15, 2009
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An efficient two-step synthesis of metal-free phthalocyanines using a Zn(ii) template

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Abstract

A new family of cationic phthalocyanines containing four guanidinium groups was synthesized in pyridineHCl at 120 °C; under these conditions zinc was removed from both the starting materials and products to reveal a new synthetic route to metal-free phthalocyanines.

Graphical abstract: An efficient two-step synthesis of metal-free phthalocyanines using a Zn(ii) template

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Submitted
22 Dec 2008
Accepted
14 Feb 2009
First published
11 Mar 2009

Chem. Commun., 2009, 1970-1971
Article type
Communication

An efficient two-step synthesis of metal-free phthalocyanines using a Zn(II) template

J. Alzeer, P. J. C. Roth and N. W. Luedtke, Chem. Commun., 2009, 1970
DOI: 10.1039/B822985F

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