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Title: Porphyrins

The invention comprises new compositions of matter, which are iron, manganese, cobalt or ruthenium complexes of porphyrins having hydrogen, haloalkyl or haloaryl groups in meso positions, two of the opposed meso atoms or groups being hydrogen or haloaryl, and two of the opposed meso atoms or groups being hydrogen or haloalkyl, but not all four of the meso atoms or groups being hydrogen. The invention also comprises new compositions of matter in which all four of the meso positions are substituted with haloalkyl groups and the beta positions are substituted with halogen atoms. A new method of synthesizing porphyrinogens is also provided. The novel compositions and others made according to the process of the invention are useful as hydrocarbon conversion catalysts; for example, for the oxidation of alkanes and the decomposition of hydroperoxides.
Inventors:
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Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
392631
Assignee:
Sun Co., Inc., Philadelphia, PA (United States) PTO; SCA: 400201; PA: EDB-96:166483; SN: 96001682405
Patent Number(s):
US 5,571,908/A/
Application Number:
PAN: 8-174,732
Contract Number:
FC21-90MC26029
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: 5 Nov 1996
Research Org:
Sun Refining and Marketing Company
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
40 CHEMISTRY; PORPHYRINS; CHEMICAL COMPOSITION; SYNTHESIS; IRON COMPLEXES; MANGANESE COMPLEXES; COBALT COMPLEXES; RUTHENIUM COMPLEXES; HALOGEN COMPOUNDS; CATALYSTS; ORGANOMETALLIC COMPOUNDS; MOLECULAR STRUCTURE