Porphyrin self-assembly using a boronic acid template

Luke D. Sarson, Keiko Ueda, Masayuki Takeuchi, Seiji Shinkai

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A 1:1 mixture of zinc dicatechol porphyrin ZnL and pyridine-3-boronic acid 3 self-assembles into dimers; the corresponding magnesium dicatechol porphyrin MgL assembles into a polymer.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)619-620
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 1996
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • General Chemistry
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry


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