Applied Organometallic Chemistry

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Editor-in-Chief Cornelis J. Elsevier

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Online ISSN: 1099-0739

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    1. Preparation of 1,2,4,5-tetrasubstituted imidazoles over magnetic core–shell titanium dioxide nanoparticles

      Ardeshir Khazaei, Ahmad Reza Moosavi-Zare, Fatemeh Gholami and Vahid Khakyzadeh

      Version of Record online: 26 MAY 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/aoc.3491

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      Magnetic core shell titanium dioxide nanoparticles (Fe3O4@SiO2@TiO2) was efficiently applied for the preparation of 1,2,4,5-tetrasubstituted-imidazoles derivatives by the one-pot multi-component condensation of benzil with aldehydes, primary amines and ammonium acetate under solvent-free conditions.

    2. Nano tetraimine Pd(0) complex as an efficient catalyst for phosphine-free Suzuki reaction in water and copper-free Sonogashira reaction under aerobic conditions

      Zeinab Mandegani, Mozaffar Asadi and Zahra Asadi

      Version of Record online: 26 MAY 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/aoc.3486

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      The nano tetraimine Pd (0) complex was applied as an effective heterogeneous catalyst. The catalyst was useful for phosphine-free Suzuki reaction in water at 80 oC and Cu-free Sonogashira reaction in DMF at 100 oC. The catalyst was easily recovered from reaction mixture and reused at least for six cycles.

    3. Synthesis, characterization and biological evaluation of a cobalt(II) complex with 5-chloro-8-hydroxyquinoline as anticancer agent

      Hai-Rong Zhang, Ting Meng, Yan-Cheng Liu, Zhen-Feng Chen, You-Nian Liu and Hong Liang

      Version of Record online: 23 MAY 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/aoc.3498

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      A new cobalt(II) complex of 5-chloro-8-hydroxyquinoline was synthesized, and its biological activity was investigated. The complex interacted with calf thymus DNA via an intercalative binding mode. Studies of anticancer activity and mechanism showed that the complex exhibited good cytotoxicity against T-24 cells and it significantly induced T-24 cell apoptosis via a mitochondrial dysfunction pathway.

    4. Synthesis and structure of a new ternary monocopper(II) complex containing mixed ligands of 2,2′-diamino-4,4′-bithiazole and picrate: in vitro anticancer activity, molecular docking and reactivity towards DNA

      Xi-Ling Wang, Kang Zheng, Ling-Yang Wang, Yan-Tuan Li, Zhi-Yong Wu and Cui-Wei Yan

      Version of Record online: 23 MAY 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/aoc.3497

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      A new ternary copper(II) complex was synthesized and structurally characterized. The effects of different co-ligands on DNA-binding properties and in vitro anticancer activities were explored theoretically and experimentally.

    5. Effective catalytic oxidation of alcohols and alkenes with monomeric versus dimeric manganese(II) catalysts and t-BuOOH

      Ibrahim Kani and Serkan Bolat

      Version of Record online: 23 MAY 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/aoc.3495

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      Mono- and bimetallic Mn(II) complexes with benzoic acid and neutral bidentate amine ligands were synthesized and characterized using single-crystal X-ray diffraction analyses. Both complexes catalyse the oxidation of alcohols and alkenes in a homogeneous catalytic system with tert-butyl hydroperoxide in acetonitrile.

    6. Synthesis of α-alkenyl-β-hydroxy adducts by α-addition of unprotected 4-bromocrotonic acid and amides with aldehydes and ketones by chromium(II)-mediated reactions

      Ludger A. Wessjohann, Harry Wild, Leonildo A. Ferreira and Henri S. Schrekker

      Version of Record online: 23 MAY 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/aoc.3488

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      Organochromium reactions allow for chemoselective C-C cross-couplings of complex substrates: the reaction of free carboxylic acid- and amide-functionalized halides with carbonyl electrophiles without the need of protection.

    7. CuO nanoparticle-catalyzed diaminations for synthesis of benzimidazole derivatives

      Dan Yu, Qing You, Xinming Zhang, Guide Tao and Wu Zhang

      Version of Record online: 23 MAY 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/aoc.3492

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      Excellent yields of benzimidazole derivatives can be obtained with the assistance of CuO nanoparticles. The catalyst can be recycled and reused without any significant decrease in catalytic activity.

    8. Immobilization of Ru(terpyridine)(2,6-pyridinedicarboxylate) onto MCM-41 and its catalysis in the oxidation of alcohols

      Yuecheng Zhang, Xiaochen Sun, Hongyu Zhang and Jiquan Zhao

      Version of Record online: 17 MAY 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/aoc.3484

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      The complex Ru(terpyridine)(2,6-pyridinedicarboxylate) was successfully grafted onto MCM-41 using a multi-step grafting method. This immobilized ruthenium showed excellent performance in the oxidation of various secondary alcohols to the corresponding ketones with tert-butyl hydroperoxide as an oxidant under solvent-free conditions. The immobilized complex also showed advantages of easy recovery and good recyclability.

    9. A heterometal (Pd–Pb) organic framework: synthesis, structure and heterogeneous catalytic application

      Yanwei Ren, Ou Jiang, Jiawei Li and Hang Zeng

      Version of Record online: 17 MAY 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/aoc.3493

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      A robust heterometallic (Pb–Pd) organic framework is highly active, stable and recyclable as a catalyst for the Suzuki–Miyaura and Heck coupling reactions.

    10. Pd-catalyzed direct C[BOND]H cyanation of picolinamides via bidentate chelation assistance

      Lulu Wang, Minxin Yang, Xiaochong Liu, He Song, Lu Han, Wenyi Chu and Zhizhong Sun

      Version of Record online: 17 MAY 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/aoc.3489

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      A bidentate chelation-assisted palladium-catalyzed direct C[BOND]H cyanation of picolinamides with trimethylsilycyanide is described. The reactions of various derivatives gave the corresponding cyanated products in moderate to good yields under mild conditions. In addition, the cyanated products could transform into materials with some valuable functional groups in good yields.

    11. Highly efficient and reusable polystyrene-supported copper(II) catalytic system for S-arylation of potassium thiocyanate by aryl halides in water

      Abdol R. Hajipour and Saeideh Jajarmi

      Version of Record online: 17 MAY 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/aoc.3471

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      An efficient and inexpensive copper(II) catalyst supported on polystyrene was used as a heterogeneous catalyst for S-arylation of potassium thiocyanate by aryl halides. This catalyst could be recovered and reused for several times.

    12. Synthesis and characterization of azo sulfaguanidine complexes and their application for corrosion inhibition of silicate glass

      Nadia A. El-Wakiel

      Version of Record online: 17 MAY 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/aoc.3487

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      An azo dye ligand of sulfaguanidine with 5-nitro-8-hydroxyquinoline has been synthesized in addition to its Mn(II), Co(II), Ni(II) and Cu(II) complexes. The prepared compounds have been well characterized using various physicochemical techniques. Qualitative and quantitative glass durability experiments have been performed.

    13. Highly ordered amphiphilic cyclopalladated arylimine self-assembly films for catalyzing Heck and Suzuki coupling reactions

      Yaqing Zhao, Na Zhao, Meiling Zou, Tiesheng Li, Guoping Li, Jinpeng Li and Yangjie Wu

      Version of Record online: 17 MAY 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/aoc.3467

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      A series of cyclopalladated arylimine self-assembly films for catalyzing coupling reactions was synthesized, demonstrating that the utility of studying well-characterized molecular monolayers can be used as models for supported molecular catalyst systems.

    14. One-step synthesis of Pt@three-dimensional graphene composite hydrogel: an efficient recyclable catalyst for reduction of 4-nitrophenol

      Peipei Zou, Meisong Wang, Liang Zhao, Liyi Dai and Yuanyuan Wang

      Version of Record online: 11 MAY 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/aoc.3496

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      A Pt@3DG composite hydrogel with a unique porous nanostructure was prepared and used as an efficient catalyst for the reduction of 4-nitrophenol to 4-aminophenol under mild conditions. The influence of graphene architecture on catalytic activities is comparatively investigated by loading the same amount of Pt on reduced graphene oxide. Pt@3DG exhibits very high catalytic activity.

    15. Immobilization of phosphotungstic acid in an amino-containing metal–organic framework for oxidative desulfurization

      Liwei Zhang, Songhai Wu, Yong Liu, Feifei Wang, Xu Han and Hongyu Shang

      Version of Record online: 11 MAY 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/aoc.3490

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      Phosphotungstic acid in an amino-containing metal–organic framework (PTA/NH2-MOF) was prepared as a catalyst in oxidative desulfurization for the first time. The apparent activation energy obtained for the desulfurization reaction was 34.1 kJ mol−1. PTA/NH2-MOF exhibited good catalytic activity.

    16. Synthesis of the first nanomagnetic particles with semicarbazide-based acidic ionic liquid tag: an efficient catalyst for the synthesis of 3,3′-(arylmethylene)bis(4-hydroxycoumarin) and 1-carbamato-alkyl-2-naphthol derivatives under mild and green conditions

      Mohammad Ali Zolfigol, Roya Ayazi-Nasrabadi and Saeed Baghery

      Version of Record online: 26 APR 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/aoc.3461

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      The synthesis is reported of the first semicarbazide-based ionic liquid stabilized on silica-coated Fe3O4 Brønsted acid magnetic nanoparticles – {Fe3O4@SiO2@(CH2)3Semicarbazide-SO3H/HCl} – as a full-fledged efficient catalyst for the synthesis of 3,3′-(arylmethylene)bis(4-hydroxycoumarins) and 1-carbamato-alkyl-2-naphthol derivatives.

    17. Synthesis and bio-evaluation of Tc-99 m-labeled fatty acid derivatives for myocardial metabolism imaging

      Jianping Liu, Qianqian Xue, Huan Wang, Hang Wang, Dawei Wang, Yu Fang and Huabei Zhang

      Version of Record online: 26 APR 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/aoc.3476

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      We report the synthesis of a series of cyclopentadienyl tricarbonyl 99mTc complexes for myocardial imaging. Biodistribution and evaluation of 99mTc complexes in vitro have been studied.

    18. Cu–S-(propyl)-2-aminobenzothioate on magnetic nanoparticles: highly efficient and reusable catalyst for synthesis of polyhydroquinoline derivatives and oxidation of sulfides

      Arash Ghorbani-Choghamarani, Bahman Tahmasbi, Parisa Moradi and Nasrin Havasi

      Version of Record online: 25 APR 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/aoc.3478

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      An efficient heterogenized copper catalyst was synthesized on Fe3O4 magnetic nanoparticles and was characterized. The activity of this organometallic catalyst was studied in the synthesis of polyhydroquinolines and also for selective oxidation of sulfides to sulfoxides in environmentally friendly solvent or under solvent-free conditions. The catalyst was separated using an external magnet and reused for several runs without significant loss of catalytic efficiency.

    19. Synthesis of a new iron–sulfur cluster compound and its photocatalytic H2 evolution activity through visible light irradiation

      Xiao-Bo Wang, Hui-Qin Zheng, Heng Rao, Hong-Chang Yao, Yao-Ting Fan and Hong-Wei Hou

      Version of Record online: 21 APR 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/aoc.3481

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      A new iron–sulfur cluster compound was designed, synthesized and characterized. Photocatalytic hydrogen evolution using the target bioinspired complex was evaluated though a noble-metal-free homogeneous system. The total hydrogen production reached a turnover number of 404 (versus catalyst) under optimal conditions

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    20. Oxidation of ethylbenzene to styrene oxide in the presence of cellulose-supported Pd magnetic nanoparticles

      Sajjad Keshipour and Nastaran Kalam Khalteh

      Version of Record online: 14 APR 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/aoc.3485

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      Pd and Fe3O4 nanoparticles were deposited on the N-(2-aminoethyl)acetamide functionalized cellulose for application in the catalytic oxidation reaction of ethylbenzene. Styrene oxide was obtained as the sole product of the oxidation reaction during 24h. This reaction has some advantages such as one-pot transformation of ethylbenzene to styrene oxide, high yield, excellent selectivity and magnetically recoverable catalyst. Also, the recovered catalyst is applicable in the oxidation reaction for 4 times without decrease in yield.

    21. Synthesis and characterization of a novel magnetic nano-palladium Schiff base complex: application in cross-coupling reactions

      Millad Aghayee, Mohammad Ali Zolfigol, Hassan Keypour, Meysam Yarie and Leila Mohammadi

      Version of Record online: 13 APR 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/aoc.3477

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      A novel and task-specific nano-magnetic Schiff base ligand with phosphate spacer using 2-aminoethyl dihydrogen phosphate for coating of nano-magnetic Fe3O4 is introduced and successfully employed as catalyst for Sonogashira and Mizoroki–Heck C–C coupling reactions.

    22. Another application of (NH4)42[MoVI72MoV60O372(CH3COO)30(H2O)72] as a highly efficient recyclable catalyst for the synthesis of dihydropyrano[3,2-c]chromenes

      Marziyeh Rohaniyan, Abolghasem Davoodnia and Ahmad Nakhaei

      Version of Record online: 12 APR 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/aoc.3479

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      We report another application of (NH4)42[MoVI72MoV60O372(CH3COO)30(H2O)72], a Keplerate-type giant-ball nanoporous isopolyoxomolybdate, as catalyst in the synthesis of 2-amino-5-oxo-4,5-dihydropyrano[3,2-c]chromene-3-carbonitriles. The reactions occur in ethanol–water at room temperature and the process is operative with various aldehydes, giving the corresponding products in high yields. Other beneficial features include short reaction times, simple work-up and the recyclability and reusability of the catalyst for up to five consecutive runs.

    23. Synthesis, structure and cytotoxic activity of diethyltin N-[(2-oxyphenyl)methylene]phenylalaninates

      Qingtao Liu, Hao Zhang, Xiaoliang Zheng, Wenqiang Wang and Laijin Tian

      Version of Record online: 12 APR 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/aoc.3480

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      Four new diethyltin N-[(2-oxyphenyl)methylene]phenylalaninates have been synthesized and characterized. Their trimeric macrocyclic and dimeric binuclear structures are discussed. Their in vitro cytotoxic activities against two human tumor cell lines have been tested.

    24. Synthesis of homoallylic amines and acylhydrazides by tin powder-promoted multicomponent one-pot allylation reactions

      Junyan Ma, Danfeng Huang, Ke-Hu Wang, Yanli Xu, Siying Chong, Yingpeng Su, Ying Fu and Yulai Hu

      Version of Record online: 6 APR 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/aoc.3472

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      A convenient and efficient method for the synthesis of homoallylic amines and N′-homoallylic hydrazides is developed from one-pot reaction of carbonyl compounds, amines or N-acylhydrazines and allyllic bromide promoted by tin powder using water as solvent. N-Acylhydrazines, which are found to be more reactive than amines in these processes, can react not only with aldehydes but also with ketones to give the corresponding N′-homoallylic hydrazides.

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    1. Magnetic iron oxide nanoparticles–N-heterocyclic carbene–palladium(II): a new, efficient and robust recyclable catalyst for Mizoroki–Heck and Suzuki–Miyaura coupling reactions

      Abdol R. Hajipour, Nayereh S. Tadayoni and Zahra Khorsandi

      Version of Record online: 6 APR 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/aoc.3475

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      We have synthesized a stable and powerful nano magnetic NHCs–palladium catalyst. It was characterized by different methods and used as an easy recyclable phosphine-free Pd catalyst for Mizoroki–Heck and Suzuki–Miyaura cross-coupling reaction.

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    1. Synthesis, spectral characterization and inhibitory potency of ferrocene-containing mannosides towards type 1 fimbriated Escherichia coli

      Veronika Kovač, Rosana Ribić, Vesna Petrović Peroković, Srđanka Tomić and Lidija Barišić

      Version of Record online: 5 APR 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/aoc.3465

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      Mannose-based bioorganometallics containing an extended alkyl chain between sugar and ferrocene moieties were synthesized and tested as inhibitors of hemagglutination of guinea pig erythrocytes by type 1 fimbriated E. coli.

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    1. N-Heterocyclic carbenes derived from imidazo-[1,5-a]pyridines related to natural products: synthesis, structure and potential biological activity of some corresponding gold(I) and silver(I) complexes

      Monica Mihorianu, M Heiko Franz, Peter G Jones, Matthias Freytag, Gerhard Kelter, Heinz-Herbert Fiebig, Matthias Tamm and Ion Neda

      Version of Record online: 28 MAR 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/aoc.3474

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      A series of Au(I) NHC complexes and Ag(I) NHC complexes derived from imidazo[1,5-a]pyridin-3-ylidenes were synthesized. Two of them were characterized by singlecrystal X-ray diffraction. All complexes were evaluated for their in vitro antitumor activity against 12 cell lines by using a monolayer cell survival and proliferation assay with a best IC50 value of 10.09 μM.

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    1. Highly selective copper-catalyzed oxidation of benzyl alcohols to aromatic aldehydes in water at room temperature

      Jianglong Wu, Yan Liu, Xiaowei Ma, Ping Liu, Chengzhi Gu and Bin Dai

      Version of Record online: 28 MAR 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/aoc.3473

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      Water-soluble 2N2O–Cu(II) complexes have been synthesized and used for the selective catalytic oxidation of benzylic alcohols to aromatic aldehydes in pure water resulting in high yields of up to 94% at room temperature.

    2. Ruthenium(II) complexes containing 4-methoxybenzhydrazone ligands: synthesis, characterization, DNA binding, DNA cleavage, radical scavenging and in vitro cytotoxic activity

      Maruthachalam Mohanraj, Ganesan Ayyannan, Gunasekaran Raja and Chinnasamy Jayabalakrishnan

      Version of Record online: 28 MAR 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/aoc.3468

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      Ruthenium(II) complexes containing 4-methoxybenzhydrazone ligands were synthesized and characterized using various spectroscopic techniques. The DNA interaction of the ligands and complexes examined by absorption and cyclic voltammetry methods. The results indicated that, the compounds could interact with CT-DNA through intercalation. Further, in vitro free radical scavenging and cytotoxic potential of the synthesized complexes were also evaluated.

    3. Excellent Suzuki–Miyaura catalytic activity of a new Pd(II) complex with sulfonamide–Schiff base ligand

      Biplab Banik, Archana Tairai, Pradip K. Bhattacharyya and Pankaj Das

      Version of Record online: 28 MAR 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/aoc.3464

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      A new Pd(II) complex derived from a sulfonamide–Schiff base ligand has been found to be an excellent catalyst for the Suzuki–Miyaura reactions of aryl bromides in water at room temperature and aryl chlorides in isopropanol at 60°C.

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    1. Synthesis of 2,4,5-trisubstituted imidazoles over reusable CoFe2O4 nanoparticles: an efficient and green sonochemical process

      Esmaiel Eidi, M. Z. Kassaee and Zahra Nasresfahani

      Version of Record online: 21 MAR 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/aoc.3470

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      Green sonochemical synthesis of trisubstituted imidazoles is achieved, in high yields through condensation of an aldehyde, benzyl and ammonium acetate, over reusable superparamagnetic CoFe2O4 nanoparticles.

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    1. Eco-friendly synthesis of benzoxazepine and malonamide derivatives in aqueous media

      Mirzaagha Babazadeh, Rahim Hosseinzadeh-Khanmiri and Solmaz Zakhireh

      Version of Record online: 17 MAR 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/aoc.3463

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      A series of malonamide and 2,3,4,5-tetrahydrobenzo[b][1,4]oxazepine derivatives was synthesized and characterized in the presence of a special, efficient and reusable heterogeneous catalyst of MCM-48/H5PW10V2O40 in aqueous media at room temperature. This method requires no toxic organic solvent or inert atmosphere and is according to green chemistry protocol.

    2. Amide (A)–thioamide (T) interconversions using Ph3SiSH (A to T) and Ph3SnOH (T to A) reagents

      Renzo N Arias-Ugarte, Hemant K Sharma and Keith H Pannell

      Version of Record online: 17 MAR 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/aoc.3462

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      Oxophilicity of Si contrasts the thiophlicity of Sn in the conversions of amides to thioamides by Ph3SiSH, and the reverse process using Ph3SnOH.

    3. Biological screening and DNA nuclease activity of transition metal complexes of N2O2 type of Knoevenagel condensate Schiff base

      Rajakkani Paul Pandiyan and Natarajan Raman

      Version of Record online: 17 MAR 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/aoc.3466

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      Research Highlights

      • Developed novel DNA targeting metal chelates
      • Synthesis and characterization of new metallointercalators of N2O2 type
      • These complexes display better chemical nuclease activity
      • All the complexes are having better antimicrobial efficacy
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