Amphiphilic tetraphenylporphyrins having four alkyl phosphocholine groups on each side of the ring plane (octopus-porphyrins) form fibrous aggregates in dilute aqueous solution; the vesicles, constituted by iron(II) derivative-1-dodecyl-2-methylimidazole (DMIm), have the ability to bind dioxygen reversibly in aqueous medium.
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Journal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications|
|Publication status||Published - 1993|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Molecular Medicine