Cu(II) meso-Tetra(N-methyl-4-pyridyl) porphine tetrachloride

Product Number: 41397; CAS Number: 79407-87-7



Cu(II) meso-Tetra(N-methyl-4-pyridyl) porphine tetrachloride CAS: 79407-87-7 MDL: MFCD22377410

Molecular weight: 882.17 g/mol

Molecular Formula: C44H36Cl4CuN8

CAS Number: 79407-87-7

Storage: Store at room temperature, protect from light.

Synonyms: 5,10,15,20-tetrakis(N-methylpyridinium-4-yl)porphyrin Cu(II) chloride complex, Cu(II) meso-Tetra(N-methyl-4-pyridyl) porphine tetrachloride, 79407-87-7, MFCD22377410, Cu(II)-TMPyP4

Fields of Interest: Synthetic Porphyrins, Copper (II) Porphyrins, Water Soluble Porphyrins, Cationic Porphyrins

Background: Cu(II) meso-Tetra(N-methyl-4-pyridyl) porphine tetrachloride is a synthetic porphyrin specialty chemical manufactured by Frontier Specialty Chemicals.


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5.) DuPont, et al. Calorimetric and spectroscopic investigations of the binding of metallated porphyrins to G-quadruplex DNA. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA) – General Subjects. Volume 1860, Issue 5, May 2016, Pages 902-909.




Porphyrin Family

A4 Porphyrins, Metallo Porphyrins, Water Soluble Porphyrins

Porphyrin Substitution

Meso-Substituted Porphyrins, Pyridyl Substituted Porphyrins

Functional Groups


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