Porphyrin [2]catenanes -: dynamic control through protonation

Maxwell J. Gunter, Martin R. Johnston

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Protonation of the previously reported porphyrin [2]catenanes in strongly acidic solutions results in electrostatic repulsion of their two components, and conformational reorientations and changes in rotation rates, which are dependent on the structural flexibility of the molecules.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)829-830
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - 1994
Externally publishedYes


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