Table of Contents

1. Strategies for the Synthesis of Octaalkylporphyrin Systems.
2. Synthesis of meso-Substituted Porphyrins.
3. Cyclizations of a,c-Biladiene Salts to Give Porphyrins and Their Derivatives.
4. Reactivity and Functionalization of b-Substituted Porphyrins and Chlorins.
5. Functionalization of 5,10,15,20-Tetra-Substituted Porphyrins.
6. Highly Substituted Porphyrins.
7. Geochemistry of Porphyrins.


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About the editors

Karl Kadish

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Houston, Texas, U.S.A.

Kevin Smith

Affiliations and Expertise

Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA

Roger Guilard

Affiliations and Expertise

Universit&éacute; de Bourgogne, Dijon, France


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