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 - Jan 1 1996
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

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

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    Sarson, L. D., Ueda, K., Takeuchi, M., & Shinkai, S. (1996). Porphyrin self-assembly using a boronic acid template. Chemical Communications, (5), 619-620. https://doi.org/10.1039/cc9960000619