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Title: Meso -tetra(dioxanyl)porphyrins: Neutral, low molecular weight, and chiral porphyrins with solubility in aqueous solutions
The synthesis of a low-molecular weight, neutral, porphyrin meso-tetra(dioxan-2-yl)porphyrin of significant solubility in aqueous solution is described using 4 × 1 or 2 + 2-type approaches. The key intermediate dioxan-2-carbaldehyde is accessible in either racemic or in stereo-pure forms from commercially available starting materials in three steps, allowing also the preparation of chiral porphyrins.
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Journal of Porphyrins and Phthalocyanines
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734 to 740
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National Science Foundation
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