A 'click' chemistry route to 'capped' porphyrins

James E A Webb, Felicia Maharaj, Iain M. Blake, Maxwell J. Crossley

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Synthesis of a new 'capped' porphyrin 3 with rigid 1,2,3-triazole linkers between the porphyrin and 'capping' group has been achieved. A 'click' reaction, the copper(I)-catalysed variant of the Huisgen 1,3-dipolar cycloaddition, is used to create four linkages concomitantly under anhydrous conditions in N,N-dimethylformamide.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2147-2149
Number of pages3
Issue number14
Publication statusPublished - 22 Aug 2008


  • 1,2,3-triazoles
  • 1,3-dipolar cycloaddition
  • Alkyne
  • Azide
  • Porphyrin

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