Coordination polymers based on aluminum(III) porphyrins

Gregory J E Davidson, Laura A. Lane, Paul R. Raithby, John E. Warren, Carol V. Robinson, Jeremy K M Sanders

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    Aluminum(III) porphyrin carboxylate complexes have shown an affinity for a sixth nitrogenous ligand. The use of isonicotinic or nicotinic acid, which offers both a carboxylate and a nitrogen donor in the same molecule, resulted in the formation of one-dimensional (1-D) coordination polymers. The complexes and their linear oligomers have been characterized by 1H NMR spectroscopy and nanoelectrospray ionization spectrometiy. X-ray analyses confirmed the formation of the 1-D polymers in the solid state. © 2008 American Chemical Society.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)8721-8726
    Number of pages5
    JournalInorganic Chemistry: including bioinorganic chemistry
    Issue number19
    Publication statusPublished - 6 Oct 2008


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