Monolayered octopus-porphyrin vesicle: Microstructure and oxygen-binding in aqueous medium

Eishun Tsuchida, Teruyuki Komatsu, Kenji Arai, Kazuhiro Yamada, Hiroyuki Nishide, Christoph Böttcher, Jürgen Hinrich Fuhrhop

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Abstract

The amphiphilic tetraphenylporphin derivative having four dialkylglycerophosphoctoline groups on both sides of the ring plane (octopus-porphyrin) forms spherical monolayered vesicle membranes in water with diameters of ca. 100 nm; the vesicle constituted by octopus-porphyrinatoiron(II) /1-dodecyl-2-methylimidazole (DMIm) can reversibly bind dioxygen at 25°C.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1063-1064
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications
Issue number10
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1995

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Molecular Medicine

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