meso-Tetra(2-naphthyl) porphine

Product Number: T40571; CAS Number: 132055-60-8



meso-Tetra(2-naphthyl) porphine CAS: 132055-60-8 MDL: MFCD00805839

Molecular weight: 814.97 g/mol

Molecular Formula: C60H38N4

CAS Number: 132055-60-8

Storage: Store at room temperature, protect from light

Synonyms: 5,10,15,20-tetrakis(naphthalen-2-yl)porphyrin, meso-tetrakis(β-naphthyl)porphyrin, meso-Tetra(2-naphthyl) porphine, 132055-60-8, MFCD00805839

Field of Interest: Synthetic Porphyrins, Catalysis

Background: meso-Tetra(2-naphthyl) porphine is a synthetic porphyrin specialty chemical manufactured by Frontier Specialty Chemicals.


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2.) Sheng, et al. A series of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon-substituted metal-free porphyrins: Substituent effect on two-photon absorption property. Dyes and Pigments, 2017, vol. 142, p. 116 – 120.

3.) Fonda, et al. Spectroscopic, Photophysical, and Redox Properties of Some Meso-Substituted Free-Base Porphyrins. Journal of Physical Chemistry, 1993, vol. 97, # 27, p. 7024 – 7033.

4.) George, et al. Studies on some new meso-aryl substituted octabromo-porphyrins and their Zn(II) derivatives. Polyhedron, 2003, vol. 22, # 23, p. 3145 – 3154.


Functional Groups

Porphyrin Family

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

Porphyrin Substitution

Meso-Substituted Porphyrins, Phenyl Substituted Porphyrins

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