A 'calix[4]arened' porphyrin as a new host and an oxygen carrier model

Nagao Kobayashi, Katsuya Mizuno, Tetsuo Osa

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A calix[4]arene capped porphyrin 4 and its iron complex Fe4 have been prepared in high yields using calix[4]arene as a template. The former is a new host compound and the latter functions as an oxygen carrier when iron is in the divalent state and in the presence of a base.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-3
Number of pages3
JournalInorganica Chimica Acta
Issue number1-2
Publication statusPublished - 1994 Oct


  • Calix[4]arene
  • Host
  • Oxygen carrier
  • Porphyrin

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Materials Chemistry


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