Skip to main content

Open Access Molecular Imprinting with Ruthenium Porphyrin Catalysts

Download Article:
 Download
(PDF 371.4 kb)
 
A ruthenium meso-tetra[4-(vinylbenzoxy)benzyl]porphyrin catalyst with four polymerizable side chains was synthesized in three steps from commercially available starting materials. The polymerizable side chains allowed the incorporation of this complex in highly cross-linked mesoporous co-polymers. A block polymer and a molecularly imprinted polymer were prepared by co-polymerization with ethyleneglycol dimethacrylate using chloroform as the porogen. The imprinted polymer was prepared in the presence of aminodiphenylmethane as a template. Subsequent removal of the template created a substrate pocket next to the catalytically active center. Both polymers displayed a high catalytic activity for the oxidation of alcohols and alkanes with 2,6-dichloropyridine-N-oxide as the oxidant while the homogeneous catalyst was completely inactive. Furthermore, the imprinted polymer displayed a significant increase in activity compared to the block co-polymer.

31 References.

No Supplementary Data.
No Article Media
No Metrics

Keywords: CATALYST; MOLECULAR IMPRINTING; PORPHYRIN; RUTHENIUM

Document Type: Miscellaneous

Publication date: 01 April 2006

More about this publication?
  • International Journal for Chemistry and Official Membership Journal of the Swiss Chemical Society (SCS) and its Divisions

    CHIMIA, a scientific journal for chemistry in the broadest sense, is published 10 times a year and covers the interests of a wide and diverse readership. Contributions from all fields of chemistry and related areas are considered for publication in the form of Review Articles and Notes. A characteristic feature of CHIMIA are the thematic issues, each devoted to an area of great current significance.

  • Editorial Board
  • Information for Authors
  • Subscribe to this Title
  • Information for Advertisers
  • Ingenta Connect is not responsible for the content or availability of external websites
  • Access Key
  • Free content
  • Partial Free content
  • New content
  • Open access content
  • Partial Open access content
  • Subscribed content
  • Partial Subscribed content
  • Free trial content
Cookie Policy
X
Cookie Policy
Ingenta Connect website makes use of cookies so as to keep track of data that you have filled in. I am Happy with this Find out more