Pyrrolic Macrocycles and Bio-Inspired Processes (B. Boitrel)


MP2BI: Macrocycles Pyrroliques et Processus Bio-Inspirés, Institut des Sciences Chimiques de Rennes, UMR 6226 CNTS-Université de Rennes



Dioxygen Activation / Exotic Coordination / Hexaphyrins / Supramolecular / Porphyrins

5 Recent Publications (Last two years)

  1. Match-mismatch effects in two-fold transfer of chirality within a Möbius metallo-receptor. B. Boitrel* and S. Le Gac*, Chem. Commun., 2020, 56, 9166 – 9169.
  2. Orchestrating Communications in a Three-Type Chirality Totem: Remote Control of the Chiroptical Response of a Möbius Aromatic System. R. Benchouaia, N. Cissé, B. Boitrel, M. Sollogoug, S. Le Gac*, M. Ménand*, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2019, 141, 11583-11593. 
  3. Adaptable Overhanging Carboxylic acid Porphyrins: Towards Molecular assemblies through Unusual Coordination Modes. W. Barakat, I. Hijazi, T. Roisnel, V. Dorcet, S. Le Gac, B. Boitrel*, S. Le Gac*, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem., 2019, 3005-3014.  
  4. Acid-Base Controlled Multiple Conformation and Aromaticity Switches in Tren-Capped Hexaphyrins. S. Le Gac,* E. Caytan, V. Dorcet, and B. Boitrel, Org. Biomol. Chem., 2019, 17, 3718-3722.  
  5. Second sphere biomimetic multipoint hydrogen bonding patterns to boost CO2 reduction of iron porphyrins. P. Gotico, B. Boitrel, R. Guillot, M. Sircoglou, A. Quaranta, Z. Halime*, W. Leibl, and A. Aukauloo*, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2019, 58, 4504-4509.

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