Chiral Recognition of 2-Alkylalcohols with Magnetic Circular Dichroism Measurement of Porphyrin J-Aggregate on Silica Gel Plate
Hitoshi Watarai, Yuriko Kurahashi
Simple chiral recognition method of 2-alkylalcohols on a silica gel plate was proposed by using the induced circular dichroism (ICD) of J-aggregates of diprotonated tetraphenylporphyrin and magnetic circular dichroism (MCD) spectrometry. To the silica gel on a glass slide including a chiral 2-alkylalcohol and 4 M sulfuric acid, the porphyrin in toluene was added and mixed. Then, the glass slide was used for in situ MCD measurement. The observed ICD spectra could recognize well the chirality of the alcohols and the ICD intensity normalized by the MCD intensity of the J-aggregate correlated linearly to the amount of the chiral alcohols in the silica gel.
Circular dichroism, Magnetic circular dichroism, Stereochemistry