Agent Name

Zinc tetraphenylporphyrin

CAS Number

14074-80-7

Formula

C44-H28-N4-Zn

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

Zinc tetraphenylporphine; Tetraphenylporphyrin zinc; Zinc, (5,10,15,20-tetraphenyl-21H,23H-porphinato(2-)-N21,N22,N23,N24)-, (SP-4-1)-; Zinc, (5,10,15,20-tetraphenyl-21H,23H-porphinato(2-)-kappaN21,kappaN22,kappaN23,kappaN24)-, (SP-4-1)-; [ChemIDplus] Zinc meso-tetraphenylporphine; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Category

Porphyrins

Description

Purple crystals; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Porphyrins are naturally occurring pigments that include heme in hemoglobin. They are cyclic structures composed of four pyrrole subunits. [Britannica]

Comments

May cause irritation; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

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