Synthesis of catalytically active porous organic polymers from metalloporphyrin building blocks

Abraham M. Shultz, Omar K. Farha, Joseph T. Hupp, Son Binh T. Nguyen

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The synthesis of a porous organic polymer (POP) containing free-base porphyrin subunits has been accomplished by the condensation of a bis(phthalic acid)porphyrin with tetra(4-aminophenyl)methane. Metallation by post-synthesis modification affords microporous materials incorporating either Fe or Mn(porphyrins) that have been shown to be active catalysts for both olefin epoxidation and alkane hydroxylation.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)686-689
Number of pages4
JournalChemical Science
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - May 9 2011


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  • Chemistry(all)

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