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The First Example of Oxidative Nucleophilic Substitution of Hydrogen in meso-Aryl Ring of the 5,10,15,20-Tetraphenylporphyrin Derivatives
Molbank 2009, 2009(4), M643; doi:10.3390/M643
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College of Sciences, Northwest A&F University, Yangling, Shanxi 712100, China
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Received: 16 November 2009 / Accepted: 26 November 2009 / Published: 2 December 2009
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4,4’-Bis(4-octylphenoxy)-2,2’-bipyridine which can be used in complexes of ruthenium was synthesized. This ligand bears a long chain for the purpose of increasing the solubility of the final complex. The synthesis was achieved through a nucleophilic aromatic substitution reaction of 4,4’-bromo-2,2’-bipyridine and 4-octylphenol.
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Liu, R.; Xu, Y.; Wang, J.-R.; Du, Z.-T. 4,4’-Bis(4-octylphenoxy)-2,2’-bipyridine. Molbank 2009, 2009, M643.

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