Pyridyl-thiazoles as a new class of ligand for metallosupramolecular chemistry: Formation of double and triple helicates with Cu(II)

C. R. Rice, S. Worl, J. C. Jeffery, R. L. Paul, M. D. Ward

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Reaction of either 1,10-phenanthroline-2-thioamide or pyridine-2-thioamide with 1,4-dibromobutane-2,3-dione affords the novel thiazole-containing polydentate ligands L1 and L2, respectively; these ligands form dinuclear double and triple helicate architectures, respectively, with Cu2+.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1529-1530
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number16
Publication statusPublished - 21 Aug 2000


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