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Porphyrin

Posted: Fri Dec 06, 2019 3:11 pm
by Malia Shitabata 1F
Porphyrin is characterized by a tentradentate square planar formation of 4 nitrogen atoms. Does the central atom have to be a transition metal or can it be any other element?

Re: Porphyrin

Posted: Sat Dec 07, 2019 12:25 am
by SnehinRajkumar1L
In order for it to form a coordinate compound, it has to be bonded to a transition metal.