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Ceftriaxone-based Schiff base transition metal(II) complexes. Synthesis, characterization, bacterial toxicity, and DFT calculations. Enhanced antibacterial activity of a novel Zn(II) complex against S. aureus and E. coli.

J Inorg Biochem 2021 Jun 17;223:111519. Epub 2021 Jun 17.

Laboratorio Espectroscopia Vibracional Aplicada, Departamento de Química, Universidad de Playa Ancha, Valparaiso, Chile.

From the reaction of ceftriaxone 1 antibiotic with 2,6-diaminopyridine 2 a ceftriaxone-based Schiff base (HL,3) was obtained and its transition metal complexes were synthesized. Spectroscopic and physicochemical techniques, namely, UV-visible, FT-IR, H NMR, EPR, mass spectrometry, molar conductance, magnetic susceptibility and density functional theory (DFT) calculations, together with elemental and thermal analyses, were used to find out the binding mode and composition of these complexes. The ceftriaxone-based Schiff base 3 behaves as a monoanionic tridentate N,N,O ligand. Read More

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Iridium(III)-BBIP complexes induce apoptosis via PI3K/AKT/mTOR pathway and inhibit A549 lung tumor growth in vivo.

J Inorg Biochem 2021 Jul 21;223:111550. Epub 2021 Jul 21.

School of Pharmacy, Guangdong Pharmaceutical University, Guangzhou 510006, PR China. Electronic address:

The new ligand BBIP (BBIP = 2-(7-bromo-2H-benzo[d]imidazole-4-yl)-1H-imidazo[4,5-f][1,10]phenanthroline) with its iridium(III) complexes: [Ir(ppy)(BBIP)](PF) (ppy = 2-phenylpyridine, Ir1), [Ir(bzq)(BBIP)](PF) (bzq = benzo[h]quinolone, Ir2) and [Ir(piq)(BBIP)](PF) (piq = 1-phenylisoquinoline, Ir3) were synthesized and characterized by elemental analysis, High Resolution Mass Spectrometer (HRMS), H NMR and C{1H} NMR. The cytotoxicity of the complexes against A549, HepG2, SGC-7901, BEL-7402, HeLa and normal LO2 was evaluated through 3-(4,5-dimethylthiazole-2-yl)-2,5-biphenyl tetrazolium bromide (MTT) method. The results show that Ir1 exhibits high cytotoxic activity against A549 cells with a low IC value of 4. Read More

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Mitotropic Triphenylphosphonium Doxorubicin-Loaded Core-Shell Nanoparticles for Cellular and Mitochondrial Sequential Targeting of Breast Cancer.

Int J Pharm 2021 Jul 23:120936. Epub 2021 Jul 23.

Nanomedicine Labs, Center for Materials Science (CMS), Zewail City of Science and Technology, 6 of October City, 12578, Giza, Egypt. Electronic address:

Hypotheses Targeted therapy exploits cancerous niches' properties including acidic extracellular environment, hypoxic tumor core, and tumor-specific surface antigens. The present study aims to develop and evaluate a sequential targeted core-shell nanoparticulate (NPs) system for treatment of breast cancer. Sequential (double-stage) targeting was achieved at the cellular-level employing the selective CD44- receptor binding hyaluronic acid (HA), followed by subcellular mitochondrial drug-delivery using a synthesized triphenylphosphonium-conjugated doxorubicin (DOX-TPP). Read More

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Hpyhox - Octadentate Bis(pyridyloxine).

Inorg Chem 2021 Jul 26. Epub 2021 Jul 26.

Medicinal Inorganic Chemistry Group, Department of Chemistry, University of British Columbia, 2036 Main Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1Z1, Canada.

A new versatile chelating ligand for intermediate size and softness radiometals [Cu]Cu and [In]In, Hpyhox, was synthesized by introducing pyridine as a new donor moiety to complement 8-hydroxyquinoline on an ethylenediamine backbone. The combination of pyridine and oxine as donor sets was explored through structural analysis, and crystals of the three metal complexes with Cu, La, and In demonstrate how the ligand adapts to accommodate metal ions of different sizes and charge. Exhaustive in-batch UV solution studies characterized the protonation constants of the free ligand as well as the formation constants of the metal complexes with Cu, In, and La. Read More

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Characterization of different oligomeric forms of CRISP2 in the perinuclear theca versus the fibrous tail structures of boar spermatozoa.

Biol Reprod 2021 Jul 26. Epub 2021 Jul 26.

Department of Biomolecular Health Sciences, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Utrecht University, the Netherlands.

Mammalian sperm carry a variety of highly condensed insoluble protein structures such as the perinuclear theca, the fibrous sheath and the outer dense fibers, which are essential to sperm function. We studied the role of cysteine rich secretory protein 2 (CRISP2); a known inducer of non-pathological protein amyloids, in pig sperm with a variety of techniques. CRISP2, which is synthesized during spermatogenesis, was localized by confocal immunofluorescent imaging in the tail and in the post-acrosomal region of the sperm head. Read More

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Unveiling the catalytic nature of palladium-N-heterocyclic carbene catalysts in the α-alkylation of ketones with primary alcohols.

Dalton Trans 2021 Jul 26. Epub 2021 Jul 26.

Department of Chemistry, Ege University, 35100 Izmir, Turkey.

We report herein the synthesis of four new Pd-PEPPSI complexes with backbone-modified N-heterocyclic carbene (NHC) ligands and their application as catalysts in the α-alkylation of ketones with primary alcohols using a borrowing hydrogen process and tandem Suzuki-Miyaura coupling/α-alkylation reactions. Among the synthesized Pd-PEPPSI complexes, complex 2c having 4-methoxyphenyl groups at the 4,5-positions and 4-methoxybenzyl substituents on the N-atoms of imidazole exhibited the highest catalytic activity in the α-alkylation of ketones with primary alcohols (18 examples) with yields reaching up to 95%. Additionally, complex 2c was demonstrated to be an effective catalyst for the tandem Suzuki-Miyaura-coupling/α-alkylation of ketones to give biaryl ketones with high yields. Read More

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Cavity-Containing [FeL] Helicates: An Examination of Host-Guest Chemistry and Cytotoxicity.

Front Chem 2021 7;9:697684. Epub 2021 Jul 7.

Department of Chemistry, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand.

Two new di(2,2'-bipyridine) ligands, 2,6-bis([2,2'-bipyridin]-5-ylethynyl)pyridine () and bis(4-([2,2'-bipyridin]-5-ylethynyl)phenyl)methane () were synthesized and used to generate two metallosupramolecular [Fe()](BF) cylinders. The ligands and cylinders were characterized using elemental analysis, electrospray ionization mass spectrometry, UV-vis, H-, C and DOSY nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectroscopies. The molecular structures of the [Fe()](BF) cylinders were confirmed using X-ray crystallography. Read More

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Cytotoxic oxidovanadium(IV) complexes of tridentate halogen-substituted Schiff bases: First dinuclear V(IV) complexes with O→V=O→V=O core.

Bioorg Med Chem Lett 2021 Jul 22:128285. Epub 2021 Jul 22.

Department of Chemical, Biological, Pharmaceutical and Environmental Sciences,University of Messina, Viale Ferdinando Stagno D'Alcontres 31, I-98166 Messina, Italy.

The reaction of potentially N,N,O-tridentate Schiff base ligands, Cl-LH, Br-LH, BrCl-LH and H-LH, with [VO(acac)] in 2:1 molar ratio in methanol gave the corresponding mononuclear and dinuclear oxidovanadium(IV) complexes, VO(Cl-L) (1), VO(Br-L) (2), [(BrCl-L)(HO)V(μ-O)VO(BrCl-L)] (3) and [(H-L)(HO)V(μ -O)VO(H-L)] (4), in good yields. The ligands and complexes were fully characterized by elemental analysis and FT-IR spectroscopy. The ligands were also characterized by H NMR spectroscopy. Read More

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Binding mode transformation and biological Aactivity on the Ru(II)-DMSO complexes bearing heterocyclic pyrazolyl ligands.

J Inorg Biochem 2021 Jul 16;223:111545. Epub 2021 Jul 16.

Department of Medicinal and Applied Chemistry, Drug Development and Value Creation Research Centre, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung 80708, Taiwan; Department of Medical Research, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital, Department of Biotechnology, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung 80708, Taiwan. Electronic address:

Three Ru(II)-DMSO complexes (1-3) containing 2-(3-pyrazolyl)pyridine (PzPy), 2-pyrazol-3-ylfuran (PzO), or 2-pyrazol-3-ylthiophene (PzS) ligand, were synthesized and characterized. The monodentate coordination of the heterocyclic pyrazolyl ligand (Pz) with Ru(II) ion via N atom was confirmed by single crystal X-ray diffraction. Complex 1 could be converted to the known η-bidentate Pz complex cis(Cl), cis(S)-[RuCl(Pz)(DMSO)] (4) under reflux conditions. Read More

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Synthesis, Biological and In Silico Studies of a Tripodal Schiff Base Derived from 2,4,6-Triamino-1,3,5-triazine and Its Trinuclear Dy(III), Er(III), and Gd(III) Salen Capped Complexes.

Molecules 2021 Jul 20;26(14). Epub 2021 Jul 20.

Department of Pure and Industrial Chemistry, University of Nigeria, Nsukka 410001, Nigeria.

A tripodal Schiff base ligand, 2,4,6-Tris(4-carboxybenzimino)-1,3,5-triazine (MT) and its trinuclear Dy(III), Er(III), and Gd(III) complexes were synthesized. These were characterized using UV-visible, IR, H, and C NMR spectroscopies, elemental analysis, and molar conductivity measurements. The spectral studies indicate that the ligand is hexadentate and coordinates to the Ln(III) ions through the oxygen atoms of the carboxylic group. Read More

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Cadmium-Inspired Self-Polymerization of {LnCd} Units: Structure, Magnetic and Photoluminescent Properties of Novel Trimethylacetate 1D-Polymers (Ln = Sm, Eu, Tb, Dy, Ho, Er, Yb).

Molecules 2021 Jul 15;26(14). Epub 2021 Jul 15.

N. S. Kurnakov Institute of General and Inorganic Chemistry, Russian Academy of Sciences, 31 Leninsky Prosp., 119991 Moscow, Russia.

A series of heterometallic carboxylate 1D polymers of the general formula [LnCd(piv)(HO)]·nMeCN (Ln = Sm (), Eu (), Tb (), Dy (), Ho (), Er (), Yb (); piv = anion of trimethylacetic acid) was synthesized and structurally characterized. The use of Cd instead of Zn under similar synthetic conditions resulted in the formation of 1D polymers, in contrast to molecular trinuclear complexes with LnZn cores. All complexes - are isostructural. Read More

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Side-Arm Assisted Anilido-Imine Based Rare-Earth Metal Complexes for Isoprene Stereoselective Polymerization.

Molecules 2021 Jul 8;26(14). Epub 2021 Jul 8.

State Key Laboratory of Polymer Physics and Chemistry, Changchun Institute of Applied Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Changchun 130022, China.

Anilido-imine ligands -CH(NHAr)(CH=NAr), in which Ar is 2,6-diisopropylbenzyl group and Ar contains fluorine (HL) or methoxyl (HL) group on ortho-position of phenyl substituent, were synthesized for constructing rare-earth metals based complexes of - (HL based Sc, Lu, Y) and - (HL based Sc, Lu, Y). Based on their NMR spectra and X-ray single-crystal structures, the side-arm group of -F and -OMe is identified to chelate to the corresponding central metal. The twisted angles between two planes formed by chelated heteroatoms (N, N, F for HL and N, N, O for HL) are observed, in which the largest dihedral angle (53. Read More

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Monochelic Versus Telechelic Poly(Methyl Methacrylate) as a Matrix for Photoluminescent Nanocomposites with Quantum Dots.

Molecules 2021 Jul 7;26(14). Epub 2021 Jul 7.

Faculty of Chemistry, M.V. Lomonosov Moscow State University, Leninskie Gory 1-3, 119991 Moscow, Russia.

Nanocomposites based on CdSe or CdSe/ZnS quantum dots (QDs) and poly(methyl methacrylate) (PMMA) of different molecular weights and functionality were synthesized by ligand exchange of oleic acid with RAFT-based PMMA. The successful ligand exchange was confirmed by dynamic light scattering in combination with the approach "macromolecules-ghosts" and transmission electron microscopy. Comparative study of mono- and telechelics of PMMA revealed the similarities and differences in their behavior in formation of complexes with QDs and the optical properties of the corresponding nanocomposites. Read More

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A Comparative Analysis of the In Vitro Anticancer Activity of Iridium(III) {η-CMeR} Complexes with Variable R Groups.

Int J Mol Sci 2021 Jul 10;22(14). Epub 2021 Jul 10.

Department of Chemistry and Industrial Chemistry, University of Pisa, Via Moruzzi 13, I-56124 Pisa, Italy.

Piano-stool iridium complexes based on the pentamethylcyclopentadienyl ligand (Cp*) have been intensively investigated as anticancer drug candidates and hold much promise in this setting. A systematic study aimed at outlining the effect of Cp* mono-derivatization on the antiproliferative activity is presented here. Thus, the dinuclear complexes [Ir(η-CMeR)Cl(μ-Cl)] (R = Me, ; R = H, ; R = Pr, ; R = 4-CHF, ; R = 4-CHOH, ), their 2-phenylpyridyl mononuclear derivatives [Ir(η-CMeR)(k,kPhPy)Cl] (), and the dimethylsulfoxide complex [Ir{η-CMe(4-CHOH)}Cl(κ-MeS=O)] () were synthesized, structurally characterized, and assessed for their cytotoxicity towards a panel of six human and rodent cancer cell lines (mouse melanoma, B16; rat glioma, C6; breast adenocarcinoma, MCF-7; colorectal carcinoma, SW620 and HCT116; ovarian carcinoma, A2780) and one primary, human fetal lung fibroblast cell line (MRC5). Read More

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Design, Hemiysnthesis, crystal structure and anticancer activity of 1, 2, 3-triazoles derivatives of totarol.

Bioorg Chem 2021 Jul 14;115:105165. Epub 2021 Jul 14.

Laboratoire de Synthèse Organique et Physico-Chimie Moléculaire, Département de Chimie, Faculté des Sciences, Semlalia, Université Cadi-Ayyad, B.P 2390, Marrakech 40001, Morocco. Electronic address:

A new series of diverse triazoles linked to the hydroxyl group of totarol were synthesized using click chemistry approach. The structures of these compounds were elucidated by HRMS, IR and NMR spectroscopy. The structure of compound 3 g was also confirmed by x-ray single crystal diffraction. Read More

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Synthesis, Antimicrobial Evaluation of Substituted Indole and Nitrobenzenamine based Cr(III), Mn(III) and Fe(III) Metal Complexes.

Drug Res (Stuttg) 2021 Jul 22. Epub 2021 Jul 22.

Department of Chemistry, FoE, Teerthanker Mahaveer University, Moradabad Uttar Pradesh, India.

Schiff base ligand (E)-5-methyl-3-(1-(4-nitrophenylimino)ethyl)-1H-indol-2-amine was synthesized by the condensation of 1-(2-amino-5-methyl-1H-indol-3-yl)ethanone and 4-nitrobenzenamine in methanol at 70 C. The prepared Schiff base ligand doped with Cr(III), Mn(III) and Fe(III) ion, respectively and it is denoted as [M(CHNO)X]X. The complexes have been characterized with the help of elemental analysis, conductance measurements, magnetic measurements and their structural configuration have been determined by various spectroscopic (electronic, IR, H NMR, C NMR, GCMS) techniques. Read More

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Platinum complexes inhibit HER-2 enriched and triple-negative breast cancer cells metabolism to suppress growth, stemness and migration by targeting PKM/LDHA and CCND1/BCL2/ATG3 signaling pathways.

Eur J Med Chem 2021 Jul 7;224:113689. Epub 2021 Jul 7.

Inner Mongolia University Research Center for Glycochemistry of Characteristic Medicinal Resources, School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Inner Mongolia University, Hohhot, 010021, PR China. Electronic address:

Triple-negative-breast cancer (TNBC) and HER-2 enriched positive aggressive types of breast cancer and are highly metastatic in nature. Anticancer agents those target TNBC and HER-2 enriched positive breast cancers are considered important in the field of breast cancer research. In search of the effective anticancer agents, we synthesized Pt(II) complexes to target these cancers. Read More

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Synthesis, characterization, and reactivity of oxoiron(IV) porphyrin π-cation radical complexes bearing cationic N-methyl-2-pyridinium group.

J Inorg Biochem 2021 Jul 15;223:111542. Epub 2021 Jul 15.

Department of Chemistry, Biology, and Environmental Sciences, Graduate School of Humanities and Sciences, Nara Women's University, Nara 630-8506, Japan. Electronic address:

Electronic charge near the active site is an important factor for controlling the reactivity of metalloenzymes. Here, to investigate the effect of the cationic charge near the heme in heme proteins, we synthesized new iron porphyrin complexes (1 and 2) having cationic 3-methyl-N-methyl-2-pyrdinium group and N-methyl-2-pyridinium group at one of the four meso-positions, respectively. The N-methyl-2-pyridinium groups could be introduced by Stille coupling used palladium catalysts. Read More

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Biochemical Approaches to Probe the Role of the Auxiliary Iron-Sulfur Cluster of Lipoyl Synthase from Mycobacterium Tuberculosis.

Methods Mol Biol 2021 ;2353:307-332

Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, USA.

Lipoic acid is an essential sulfur-containing cofactor used by several multienzyme complexes involved in energy metabolism and the breakdown of certain amino acids. It is composed of n-octanoic acid with sulfur atoms appended at C6 and C8. Lipoic acid is biosynthesized de novo in its cofactor form, in which it is covalently bound in an amide linkage to a target lysyl residue on a lipoyl carrier protein (LCP). Read More

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TRANVIA (TVA) facilitates cellulose synthase trafficking and delivery to the plasma membrane.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2021 Jul;118(30)

Department of Plant Biology, Carnegie Institution for Science, Stanford, CA 94305;

Cellulose is synthesized at the plasma membrane by cellulose synthase (CESA) complexes (CSCs), which are assembled in the Golgi and secreted to the plasma membrane through the -Golgi network (TGN) compartment. However, the molecular mechanisms that guide CSCs through the secretory system and deliver them to the plasma membrane are poorly understood. Here, we identified an uncharacterized gene, (), that is transcriptionally coregulated with the genes required for primary cell wall synthesis. Read More

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Engineering Bioactive Dimeric Transcription Factor Analogs via Palladium Rebound Reagents.

J Am Chem Soc 2021 Jul 22. Epub 2021 Jul 22.

Department of Chemistry, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, United States.

Transcription factors (TF), such as Myc, are proteins implicated in disease pathogenesis, with dysregulation of Myc expression in 50% of all human cancers. Still, targeting Myc remains a challenge due to the lack of small molecule binding pockets in the tertiary structure. Here, we report synthetic covalently linked TF mimetics that inhibit oncogenic Myc-driven transcription by antagonistic binding of the target DNA-binding site. Read More

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Biochemical Characterization, Phytotoxic Effect and Antimicrobial Activity against Some Phytopathogens of New Gemifloxacin Schiff Base Metal Complexes.

Chem Biodivers 2021 Jul 20. Epub 2021 Jul 20.

School of Agricultural, Forestry, Food and Environmental Sciences, University of Basilicata, Viale dell'Ateneo Lucano 10, 85100, Potenza, Italy.

String of Fe(III), Cu(II), Zn(II) and Zr(IV) complexes were synthesized with tetradentateamino Schiff base ligand derived by condensation of ethylene diamine with gemifloxacin. The novel Schiff base (4E,4'E)-4,4'-(ethane-1,2-diyldiazanylylidene)bis{7-[(4Z)-3-(aminomethyl)-4-(methoxyimino)pyrrolidin-1-yl]-1-cyclopropyl-6-fluoro-1,4-dihydro-1,8-naphthyridine-3-carboxylic acid} (GMFX-en) and its metal complexes were identified and confirmed by elemental analyses, FT-IR, UV/VIS, H-NMR spectra, magnetic susceptibility, conductometric measurements and thermal analyses. The FT-IR spectral data showed the chelation behavior of GMFX-en toward the metal ions through oxygen of carboxylate group and nitrogen of azomethine group. Read More

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How Can the η-Type Fullerene-Metal Bond Survive? A Systematic Survey of Reactions between Mono-EMFs and (M'L) Dimers.

Inorg Chem 2021 Jul 21. Epub 2021 Jul 21.

Institute of Molecular Science & Applied Chemistry, School of Chemistry, MOE Key Laboratory for Nonequilibrium Synthesis and Modulation of Condensed Matter, Xi'an Jiaotong University, Xi'an 710049, China.

Recently, one η-coordinated complex of endohedral metallofullerene (EMF) [email protected](9)-C[Re(CO)] has been synthesized and characterized with a highly efficient radical-coupling methodology by performing a photochemical reaction between [email protected](9)-C and [Re(CO)] complexes. Theoretical investigations with the density functional theory reveal that this complex is stabilized by an ionic C-Re bond. The reactions of [email protected](9)-C (M = Sc, Y, La) with [Re(CO)] suggest that the reaction energies differ little because of similar single occupied molecular orbitals (SOMOs) of [email protected](9)-C. Read More

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Complexation of -Functionalized Cyclams with Copper(II) and Zinc(II): Similarities and Changes When Compared to Parent Cyclam Analogues.

Inorg Chem 2021 Jul 21. Epub 2021 Jul 21.

University Brest, UMR CNRS 6521 CEMCA, 6 avenue Victor le Gorgeu, 29238 Brest, France.

Herein, we report a comprehensive coordination study of the previously reported ligands , , , , and and of their -functional analogues, , , , , and . This group of ligands includes , cross-bridged , their di- or tetramethylated derivatives, and the analogues bearing an additional hydroxyethyl group on one β-N position of the ring. The Cu(II) and Zn(II) complexes of these macrocycles have been highlighted previously for the biological interest, but the details of their structures in the solid state and in solution remained largely unexplored. Read More

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Comparison of [PdL][BF] cages for binding of -octyl glycosides and nitrate (L = isophthalamide or dipicolinamide linked dipyridyl ligand).

Org Biomol Chem 2021 Jul 20. Epub 2021 Jul 20.

Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences, University of Amsterdam, Science Park 904, 1098 XH, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Two dipyridyl ligands were synthesized, where the pyridyl donor fragments were separated by an isophthalamide (1) or a dipicolinamide moiety (2). Both ligands formed [Pd2(Ligand)4][BF4]4 complexes in CD2Cl2 containing 5% dmso-d6. It was found that while [Pd2(1)4][BF4]4 readily binds to n-octyl glycosides and to nitrate anions, [Pd2(2)4][BF4]4 did not. Read More

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New phosphorescent iridium(III) dipyrrinato complexes: synthesis, emission properties and their deep red to near-infrared OLEDs.

Dalton Trans 2021 Jul 21. Epub 2021 Jul 21.

Department of Applied Biology and Chemical Technology, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU), Hong Kong, China. and PolyU Shenzhen Research Institute, Shenzhen 518057, China and Department of Chemistry, Hong Kong Baptist University, Waterloo Road, Hong Kong, China.

A series of heteroleptic Ir(iii) complexes composed of two cyclometalated C^N ligands and one dipyrrinato ligand used as an ancillary ligand are synthesized and characterized. With the introduction of a fluorine atom, phenyl ring or diphenylamino group into both C^N ligands and by keeping the ancillary ligand unchanged, these Ir(iii) dipyrrinato phosphors do not show an obvious shift in their emission bands. They exhibit emissions extending well into the near-infrared region with an intense band located at around 685 nm in both photo- and electroluminescence spectra, and the deep red to near-infrared organic light emitting diodes (OLEDs) based on them afforded a maximum external quantum efficiency of 2. Read More

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Mono-mercapto-functionalized pillar[5]arene: a host-guest complexation accelerated reversible redox dimerization.

Chem Commun (Camb) 2021 Jul 21. Epub 2021 Jul 21.

College of Chemistry, Sichuan University, Chengdu, 610064, China.

A mono-mercapto-functionalized pillar[5]arene and its dimer, capable of being reversibly interconverted, were successfully synthesized. Fascinatingly, a faster reversible redox conversion involving a dynamic disulfide bond was observed between their host-guest complexes compared with the hosts themselves. Read More

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Synthesis, Characterization, and Catalytic Study of Amine-Bridged Bis(phenolato) Co(II) and Co(II/III)-M(I) Complexes (M = K or Na).

Inorg Chem 2021 Jul 19. Epub 2021 Jul 19.

Key Laboratory of Organic Synthesis of Jiangsu Province, College of Chemistry, Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, Dushu Lake Campus, Soochow University, Suzhou 215123, People's Republic of China.

Co(II) complexes bearing amine-bridged bis(phenolato) complexes have been synthesized through reactions of bis(phenols) with CoCl or Co(OAc). Oxidation of the Co(II) complex with air resulted in partial oxidation, generating mixed valence Co(II/III) complexes and . In addition, due to the presence of alkali compounds (KOAc and NaOMe), and formed as Co-alkali metal heterometallic complexes, which are the first example of mixed valence Co(II/III)-M(I) (M = K or Na) complexes. Read More

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Amino group-driven distinguishing homocysteine from cysteine and glutathione in photoluminesecent signal of the iridium(III) complexes.

Spectrochim Acta A Mol Biomol Spectrosc 2021 Jul 10;263:120167. Epub 2021 Jul 10.

Key Laboratory of Analytical Science for Food Safety and Biology (Ministry of Education and Fujian Province), State Key Laboratory of Photocatalysis on Energy and Environment, Department of Chemistry, Fuzhou University, Fuzhou, 350116, PR China. Electronic address:

In this work, six iridium(III) complexes have been designed, synthesized and characterized. The molecular structures of complex 1 ([(pba)Ir(bpy-2N(CH))]PF), 2 ([(pba)Ir(bpy-2NH)]PF) and 3 ([(pba)Ir(bpy-2CH)]PF) were determined by single crystal X-ray diffraction. Upon addition of Hcy (homocysteine) to the solution of complex 1, a luminescent variation from orange red to green was observed by the naked eye, corresponding to a large blue shift from 604 nm to 498 nm (~106 nm). Read More

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Gold(III) to Ruthenium(III) Metal Exchange in Dithiocarbamato Complexes Tunes Their Biological Mode of Action for Cytotoxicity in Cancer Cells.

Molecules 2021 Jul 3;26(13). Epub 2021 Jul 3.

Department of Chemical Sciences, University of Padova, Via F. Marzolo 1, 35131 Padova, Italy.

Malignant tumors have affected the human being since the pharaoh period, but in the last century the incidence of this disease has increased due to a large number of risk factors, including deleterious lifestyle habits (i.e., smoking) and the higher longevity. Read More

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