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What is a meso atom ?

by CrimpJiggler
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CrimpJiggler
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Nov10-13, 06:45 AM
P: 149
The class of compound I'm reading about is phthalocyanine:

The article mentions "meso atoms" on the phthalocyanine molecule. What is a meso atom, and which of phthalocyanines atoms would be considered meso atoms?
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Yanick
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Nov10-13, 06:56 AM
P: 384
I would imagine the 'naming' of the carbons/atoms follows that of porphyrin.

http://llg.chem.uni.wroc.pl/?Molecul..._Primer:Basics


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