Crystal structure of a remarkably ruffled nonplanar porphyrin (pyridine)[5,10,15,20-tetra(tert-butyl)porphyrinato]zinc(II)

Mathias O. Senge, Tadashi Ema, Kevin M. Smith

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The title compound presents the first example of a sterically ruffled porphyrin bearing only meso substituents; the degree of ruffling is severe, with Cm-displacements of up to 1 Å.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)733-734
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1 1995
Externally publishedYes


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