Synthesis of a carotenobenzoporphyrin from a meso-diphenylporphyrin

P. A. Liddell, X. Zarate, A. L. Moore, T. A. Moore, D. Gust

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A carotenobenzoporphyrin has been prepared by covalently joining a benzoporphyrin derivative and an anilinocarotenoid by an amide linkage. A synthetic meso-diphenylporphyrin is the precursor of the benzoporphyrin moiety. The carotenobenzoporphyrin is highly fluorescent and does not sensitize measurable amounts of singlet oxygen. (C) 2000 Elsevier Science Ltd.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)9661-9665
Number of pages5
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number49
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2 2000

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry

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