Product Number: D10032; CAS Number: 151256-86-9



5,15-dibromo-10,20-diphenylporphine CAS: 151256-86-9 MDL: MFCD09260447

Molecular weight: 620.336 g/mol

Molecular Formula: C32H20Br2N4

CAS Number: 151256-86-9

Storage: Store at room temperature, protect from light.

Synonyms: 151256-86-9, 21H,23H-Porphine, 5,15-dibromo-10,20-diphenyl-, 5,15-Dibrom-10,20-diphenylporphyrin, 5,15-dibromo-10,20-diphenylporphine, 5,15-Dibromo-10,20-diphenylporphyrin, 5,15-Dibromo-10,20-diphénylporphyrine, 1057140-05-2, MFCD09260447

Fields of Interest: Synthetic Porphyrins, Functionalized Porphyrins

Background: 5,15-dibromo-10,20-diphenylporphine is a synthetic porphyrin specialty chemical manufactured by Frontier Specialty Chemicals. 5,15-dibromo-10,20-diphenylporphine is useful for synthesizing highly functionalized porphyrins by cross coupling chemistry.


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Porphyrin Family

5,15-Disubstituted Porphyrins, Brominated Porphyrins, Free Base Porphyrins

Porphyrin Substitution

Meso-Substituted Porphyrins, Phenyl Substituted Porphyrins

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Molecular Weight



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