meso-Tetra(2-methoxyphenyl) porphine

Product Number: U34635; CAS Number: 29114-94-1


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meso-Tetra(2-methoxyphenyl) porphine CAS: 29114-94-1 MDL: MFCD01074424

Molecular weight: 734.84 g/mol

Molecular Formula: C48H38N4O4

CAS Number: 29114-94-1

Storage: Store at room temperature, protect from light

Synonyms: 21H,22H-Porphine, 5,10,15,20-tetrakis(2-methoxyphenyl)-, 5,10,15,20-Tetrakis(2-methoxyphenyl)porphyrin, 5,10,15,20-Tetrakis(2-methoxyphenyl)porphyrin, 5,10,15,20-Tétrakis(2-méthoxyphényl)porphyrine, 29114-94-1, 2-Methoxy-1-[7,12,17-tris(2-methoxyphenyl)-21,22,23,24-tetraazapentacyclo[<3,6>.1<8,11>.1<13,16>]tetracosa-1,3,5,7,9,11(23),12,14,16,18(21),19-undecaen-2-yl]benzene, 5,10,15,20-tetrakis(2-methoxyphenyl)-21,22-dihydroporphyrin

Field of Interest: Synthetic Porphyrins, Catalysis, Porphyrin Cage Compounds

Background: meso-Tetra(2-methoxyphenyl) porphine is a synthetic porphyrin specialty chemical manufactured by Frontier Specialty Chemicals. meso-Tetra(2-methoxyphenyl) porphine is sold as a mixture of atropisomers.


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Functional Groups

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Porphyrin Family

A4 Porphyrins, Free Base Porphyrins, Tetra-Phenyl Porphine Derivatives

Porphyrin Substitution

Meso-Substituted Porphyrins, Phenyl Substituted Porphyrins

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