The Curious Case of a Parasitic Twin of the Corroles

Biju Basumatary, R. V. Ramana Reddy, Rahul, Jeyaraman Sankar

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An expanded porphyrinoid has been obtained by a simple ring expansion from a contracted porphyrinoid, namely corrole. Spectroscopic, structural, and computational investigations reveal peculiar π-conjugation and geometry. The effect of extended π-conjugation is evident from perturbed redox behavior and photophysical properties. Owing to the strong diatropic ring current of the corrole and cross-conjugation, the molecule exhibits a non-aromatic nature for the expanded π-circuit, as evident from NMR studies.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)5052-5056
Number of pages5
JournalAngewandte Chemie - International Edition
Issue number18
Publication statusPublished - Apr 23 2018
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Catalysis
  • Chemistry(all)


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