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World Journal of Chemical Education. 2019, 7(1), 26-32
DOI: 10.12691/wjce-7-1-4
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An Undergraduate Experiment Using Microwave-Assisted Synthesis of Metalloporphyrins: Characterization and Spectroscopic Investigations

Shaikha S. Al Neyadi1, Ahmed Alzamly1, Abdullah Al-Hemyari1, Ibrahim M. Tahir1, Saeed Al-Meqbali1, M. A. Ali Ahmad1 and Muna Bufaroosha1,

1Department of Chemistry, College of Science, UAE University, Al-Ain, UAE

Pub. Date: February 04, 2019

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Shaikha S. Al Neyadi, Ahmed Alzamly, Abdullah Al-Hemyari, Ibrahim M. Tahir, Saeed Al-Meqbali, M. A. Ali Ahmad and Muna Bufaroosha. An Undergraduate Experiment Using Microwave-Assisted Synthesis of Metalloporphyrins: Characterization and Spectroscopic Investigations. World Journal of Chemical Education. 2019; 7(1):26-32. doi: 10.12691/wjce-7-1-4


The effectiveness of microwave-assisted synthesis of 5,10,15,20-tetraphenylporphyrin and its corresponding to metal complexes of (Bi (III), Zn (II) and Ni (II)) are described. Moreover, the synthesized metalloporphyrins that were obtained with reasonable yields were characterized using UV-vis, 1H-NMR and IR.

porphyrins metalloporphyrins microwave synthesis

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