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Controllable Synthesis of Covalent Porphyrinic Cages with Varying Sizes via Template-Directed Imine Condensation Reactions

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posted on 18.09.2015 by Huimin Ding, Xiaojun Wu, Matthias Zeller, Yunpeng Xie, Cheng Wang
Covalent porphyrinic cages (CPCs) have been a target of interest for years. In this paper, we report the design and synthesis of two CPCs in which the cofacial porphyrins have a distance of 7.66 and 11.96 Å via template-directed imine condensation reactions and through the selective choice of templating linker and diamine length.