European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry

Cover image for Vol. 2018 Issue 2

Editor: Preeti Vashi

Impact Factor: 2.444

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2016: 13/46 (Chemistry Inorganic & Nuclear)

Online ISSN: 1099-0682

Associated Title(s): Angewandte Chemie International Edition, Chemistry - A European Journal, Chemistry – An Asian Journal, ChemistryOpen, ChemCatChem, Zeitschrift für anorganische und allgemeine Chemie

2011_32/2011Structural Studies and Cytotoxicity of Trimethyl(ferrocenylmethyl)ammonium Iodide Encapsulated in β-Cyclodextrin (Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 32/2011)

The cover picture shows the structural model of an inclusion complex isolated after co-dissolution of β-cyclodextrin and trimethyl(ferrocenylmethyl)ammonium iodide in ethanol/water. A combination of crystallography and theoretical calculations showed that β-cyclodextrin molecules form dimers stacked into infinite channels that accommodate the guest cations inside. The pure guest and the inclusion compound are cytotoxic against the breast adenocarcinoma cell line MDA-MB-231 but exhibit negligible activity on the osteosarcoma MG-63 cell line. Details are discussed in the article by S. S. Braga, I. S. Gonçalves et al. on p. 4955 ff.

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