Constructing cerium supramolecular wheels and encapsulating uranium with a Schiff-base calixpyrrole ligand

Polly L. Arnold, Natalie A. Potter (nee Jones), Christopher D. Carmichael, Alexandra M. Z. Slawin, Paul Roussel, Jason B. Love

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Abstract

Trinuclear, supramolecular wheel structures are formed spontaneously from the metallation of a Schiff-base-pyrrole macrocycle by Ce3+ cations, while the related actinide U3+ cation is instead oxidised to U4+ and encapsulated by the macrocyclic framework.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1833-1835
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Volume46
Issue number11
Early online date12 Feb 2010
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 21 Mar 2010

Keywords

  • TETRAPYRROLE LIGANDS
  • CRYSTAL-STRUCTURE
  • LANTHANIDE IONS
  • COMPLEXES
  • MACROCYCLE
  • PORPHYRINS
  • STRATEGIES
  • MOLECULES
  • METAL
  • BI

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