Synthesis, X-ray characterization, and in vitro biological approach of dimeric and polymeric mercury(II) complexes with alpha-keto stabilized sulfur ylide
Seyyed Javad Sabounchei, Mojdeh Sadat Hashemi, Roya Karamian, Seyed Hamed Moazzami Farida, Parviz Gohari Derakhshandeh, Robert W Gable, Kristof Van Hecke
JOURNAL OF COORDINATION CHEMISTRY | TAYLOR & FRANCIS LTD | Published : 2018
Reaction of α-keto stabilized sulfur ylide (Me)2SCHC(O)C6H4-p-CN (Y) with HgX2 (X = Cl, Br, and I) led to the formation of new dinuclear products of the type [HgX2(Y)]2 (X = Cl (1), Br (2), and I (3)). Furthermore, the reaction of the corresponding sulfur ylide (Y) with Hg(NO3)2·H2O in equimolar ratio, using methanol as a solvent, was shown to produce the polynuclear complex [(Y)Hg(NO3)2]n (4). The obtained compounds were characterized using elemental analysis, IR, 1H and 13C NMR techniques. The structures of compounds Y and 1 were characterized by single-crystal X-ray diffraction (XRD) analysis. Also, in order to confirm the crystalline nature of complexes 1–3, powder XRD pattern was used. ..View full abstract
Awarded by Hercules Foundation
Awarded by Research Foundation - Flanders (FWO)
We are grateful to Bu-Ali Sina University for financial support. KVH thanks the Hercules Foundation (project AUGE/11/029 "3D-SPACE: 3D Structural Platform Aiming for Chemical Excellence") for funding and the Research Foundation - Flanders (FWO) (project 126.96.36.199N) for financial support.