Evidence that gold(III) porphyrins are not electrochemically inert: Facile generation of gold(II) 5,10,15,20-tetrakis(3,5-di-tert-butylphenyl)porphyrin

Karl M. Kadish, E. Wenbo, Zhongping Ou, Jianguo Shao, Paul J. Sintic, Kei Ohkubo, Shunichi Fukuzumi, Maxwell J. Crossley

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Abstract

Gold(III) porphyrin 1 is shown to undergo reduction at the central metal ion to give the first known gold(II) porphyrin overturning the long held assumption that reduction of such complexes only occurs at the macrocycle.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)356-357
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Volume4
DOIs
StatePublished - 21 Feb 2002

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