Porphyrin cored hyperbranched polymers as heme protein models

Lance J. Twyman*, Yi Ge

*Corresponding author for this work

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The single step synthesis of an Fe(II) porphyrin cored hyperbranched polymer, possessing similar size and topology to the natural heme containing proteins, is reported: UV spectroscopy successfully demonstrated the ability of this polymer to reversibly bind oxygen.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1658-1660
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number15
Publication statusPublished - 2006
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Chemistry


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