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Copper(11) complex of a tridentate N-Donor ligand with unexpected Cu-H interaction

McGinley, John and Creaven, Bernadette and Mahon, Mary and Moore, Ann-Marie (2006) Copper(11) complex of a tridentate N-Donor ligand with unexpected Cu-H interaction. Inorganic Chemistry Communications, 9. pp. 231-234.

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Abstract

The new pyridine–amine ligand, meophdpa (bis(dipyridylmethyl)-4-methoxyaniline) was synthesised and reacted with copper(II) perchlorate. The X-ray crystal structure of the resulting complex revealed a monomeric copper(II) site, with the copper bound to the three ligand nitrogens in a relatively unusual meridional fashion, as well as a chloride and a water molecule. The sixth coordination site was, unexpectedly, occupied by a phenyl ring hydrogen atom. Graphical abstract A new pyridine–amine ligand has been prepared and its reaction with copper perchlorate characterised. An interesting phenyl-H–Cu interaction was observed.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Tridentate pyridine–amine ligand; Synthesis; Copper(II) complex; X-ray crystal structure;
Subjects: Science & Engineering > Chemistry
Science & Engineering > Institute of Immunology
Item ID: 924
Depositing User: John McGinley
Date Deposited: 13 Mar 2008
Journal or Publication Title: Inorganic Chemistry Communications
Publisher: Elsevier
Refereed: Yes
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