Pub No:
354
Title:
A Novel Stepwise Degradation of Porphyrins. Structural Characterization of meso-Tetraphenylchlorophinato Nickel(II) and meso-Tetraphenylsecochlorinato Nickel(II) and the Origin of their Extremely Ruffled Conformations
Authors:
Bruckner, C., Sternberg, E.D., MacAlpine, J.K., Rettig, S.J., and David Dolphin
Journal:
J. Am. Chem. Soc.
Year:
1999
Pages:
121, 2609-2610
Abstract:
The x-ray structure of meso-(tetraphenylsecochlorin)nickel was determined by single crystal x-ray diffraction analysis and its stepwise decarbonylation was studied. The structure of the resulting novel meso-(tetraphenylchlorophin)nickel was confirmed by single-crystal x-ray diffraction. The crystal structures revealed that both compounds exist in severely ruffled conformations.

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