Facile control of the charge density and photocatalytic activity of an anionic indium porphyrin framework via in situ metalation

Jacob A. Johnson, Xu Zhang, Tyler C. Reeson, Yu Sheng Chen, Jian Zhang

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An anionic indium porphyrin framework (UNLPF-10) consisting of rare Williams β-tetrakaidecahedral cages was constructed using an octatopic ligand linked with 4-connected [In(COO)4]- SBUs. Remarkably, the extent of indium metalation of porphyrin macrocycles in UNLPF-10 can be facilely tuned in situ depending on the M/L ratio during synthesis, resulting in a controllable framework charge density and photocatalytic activity toward the selective oxygenation of sulfides.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)15881-15884
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of the American Chemical Society
Issue number45
StatePublished - Nov 12 2014


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Biochemistry
  • Colloid and Surface Chemistry

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