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Symmetrical and dissymmetrical 2,2′-bis-dipyrrin ligands and Zn(II) binuclear helicates

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Abstract

A strategy for the synthesis of symmetrical and dissymmetrical 2,2′-bisdipyrrin ligands is proposed. It relies on the preparation of derivatives bearing at their periphery reactive groups that are subsequently used for the introduction of functional units leading to a wide range of new ligands. This approach was applied to the carboxylic acid unit and its subsequent transformation into amides using aniline and an aminopyridine derivative. A series of symmetrical and dissymmetrical species has thus been synthesized and characterized in solution as well as in the crystalline state by X-ray diffraction for some of them. Furthermore, the formation of binuclear helicates upon coordination of Zn(II) cations has been explored.

Graphical abstract: Symmetrical and dissymmetrical 2,2′-bis-dipyrrin ligands and Zn(ii) binuclear helicates

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The article was received on 19 Jan 2018, accepted on 02 Apr 2018 and first published on 02 Apr 2018


Article type: Paper
DOI: 10.1039/C8NJ00335A
Citation: New J. Chem., 2018,42, 6997-7004
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    Symmetrical and dissymmetrical 2,2′-bis-dipyrrin ligands and Zn(II) binuclear helicates

    F. Zhang, S. A. Baudron and M. W. Hosseini, New J. Chem., 2018, 42, 6997
    DOI: 10.1039/C8NJ00335A

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