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A CaMn4O2 model of the biological oxygen evolving complex: synthesis via cluster expansion on a low symmetry ligand

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Using a new multinucleating ligand featuring two dipyridyl alkoxide moieties and a carboxylate moiety, low symmetry tetranuclear complexes 1-M (M = Mn, Fe, and Co) have been synthesized. Complex 1-Mn was used as a precursor for the synthesis of a pentanuclear CaMn4O2 cluster (3) with the same metal stoichiometry as the biological OEC.

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The article was received on 27 Mar 2017, accepted on 25 Apr 2017 and first published on 25 Apr 2017


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C7CC02313H
Citation: Chem. Commun., 2017, Advance Article
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    A CaMn4O2 model of the biological oxygen evolving complex: synthesis via cluster expansion on a low symmetry ligand

    H. B. Lee, E. Y. Tsui and T. Agapie, Chem. Commun., 2017, Advance Article , DOI: 10.1039/C7CC02313H

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