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Showing papers in "Coordination Chemistry Reviews in 2007"


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TL;DR: In this article, the coordination space is defined as the space where the coordination bond plays an important role in the formation of the spatial structures and where various physical properties are exhibited, and the coordination spaces provided by porous coordination polymers, and their uniqueness is illustrated with current representative results.

830 citations


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TL;DR: A comprehensive overview of the progress in this area can be found in this paper, where the N-heterocyclic carbene-based organometallic chemistry has drawn increasing attention to this class of ancillary ligands.

763 citations


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TL;DR: In this article, the photochemical and photophysical properties of metallophthalocyanine complexes containing main group metals (Zn, Al, Ge, Si, Sn, Ga and In) were reviewed.

627 citations


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TL;DR: In this article, the authors provide an updated and comprehensive review on the subject of Ag(I)-NHCs, which may further accelerate work on this topic, focusing on the ease and limitations in the synthesis of AgI-NHC, and the parameters influencing the solid state structures.

585 citations


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TL;DR: The coordination and organometallic chemistry of linear, rigid, tridentate ligands, which incorporate at least one N-heterocyclic carbene and other "classical" donors, is reviewed in this paper.

573 citations


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TL;DR: Xylylbicyclam is a potent anti-HIV agent and is in clinical use as a stem-cell-mobilizing drug (AMD3100, “Mozobil”) and its target is the 7-helix membrane receptor CXCR4.

544 citations


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TL;DR: In this paper, a personal account of the structural transformations involving coordination polymers in the solid state along with other relevant and interesting examples from the literature is given, along with a detailed review of the literature.

496 citations


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TL;DR: In this article, it was shown that N-heterocyclic carbene (NHC) complexes exhibit unusual binding behavior and it is important to understand why such abnormal binding occurs and what effects this could have on the catalytic properties of NHC complexes.

439 citations


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TL;DR: The use of polydentate NHC ligands has allowed the preparation of new compounds whose stability is entropically improved by the chelate effect as mentioned in this paper, which can allow fine tuning of topological properties such as steric hindrance, bite angles, chirality and fluxional behavior.

434 citations


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TL;DR: In this paper, pyridine linked pincer ligands and methylated caffeine were used to synthesize a N-Heterocyclic carbene (NHC) complex for wound care applications.

429 citations


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TL;DR: The state of the art of the DFT description of charge transfer electronic excited states of (mostly) d6 transition metal complexes is presented and discussed in this article, where a brief theoretical background places DFT amongst quantum-chemical techniques and discusses the approximations involved.

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TL;DR: In this article, the authors provide a critical review of the methods for, and current rankings of, claimed transition-metal nanocluster stabilizers, with a focus on catalytically active nanoclusters.

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TL;DR: In this article, a review summarises recent work from several groups on the preparation and photophysical properties of d-f heteronuclear assemblies in which a strongly light absorbing d-block chromophore is used as an antenna group to generate sensitised luminescence from near-infrared emitting lanthanide(III) centers (especially Yb, Nd, Er) following d-→-f photoinduced energy transfer.

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TL;DR: Recent related literature on auranofin and a variety of Au(III) antitumour compounds which either inhibit mitochondrial thioredoxin reductase, or induce apoptosis by other mitochondrial cell death pathways are reviewed.

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TL;DR: In this article, a review of assembled salen-type quadridentate Schiff-base (SB) complexes with various metal-containing/non-metal building blocks and their synthetic strategies is summarized.

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TL;DR: In this paper, two types of synthetic techniques were applied: attaching various functional groups or introducing a second metal linker to the phosphonate ligand, lanthanide phosphonates with 0D, 1D, 2D and 3D structures have been isolated.

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TL;DR: In this paper, the role of compartmental ligands, i.e. their ability to bind two or more metal ions in close proximity into two identical or different compartments, and their relevance in modulating the type and the extent of mutual interaction between the metal ions inside the adjacent chambers are reviewed.

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TL;DR: Different types of luminescent platinum(II) terpyridyl complexes, [Pt(trpy)X] +/2+ (X = anionic or neutral ligand), have been designed, synthesized and characterized.

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TL;DR: In this article, a review describes the recent investigations, within the last several years, of singlecrystal-to-single-crystal transformations of coordination networks on guest-removal/inclusion processes.

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TL;DR: In this paper, the authors present a review of the theoretical methods for the calculation of transition metal optical spectra with ab initio methods and discuss the treatment of dynamic correlation by using multireference (MR) many body perturbation theory in form of a second order correction to the CASSCF energy (CASPT2).

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TL;DR: In this article, a review of the potential of bismuth-containing heterometallic oxides is presented together with feasible applications of the latter, and a variety of structurally related high-nuclearity molecular Bismuth oxo clusters are discussed that serve as model compounds.

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TL;DR: Magnetic circular dichroism (MCD) spectroscopy has proven invaluable in the assignment of the optical spectra of the porphyrinoids over the last 40 years as mentioned in this paper.

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TL;DR: The investigation of bismuth interactions with potential targeting biomolecules, including peptides, proteins and enzymes will lead to an understanding of the mechanism of action of bISMuth-containing complexes and in turn to the further application ofbismuth in medicine.

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TL;DR: The main group element biradicaloids as discussed by the authors are molecules consisting of two unpaired electrons in two nearly degenerate non-bonding molecular orbitals (NBMOs) which play a central role in bond breaking and formation processes and are usually very short-lived species under standard laboratory conditions.

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TL;DR: A review of supported N-Heterocyclic carbenes can be found in this paper, where supported versions of olefin metathesis catalysts and palladium catalysts for coupling chemistries are described.

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TL;DR: In this paper, a review of NHC-Ru precatalysts in fundamental organic processes is presented, including hydrogenation, hydrogen transfer, cycloisomerization, cyclopropanation, hydrosilylation, allylation and deallylation, enolester synthesis, heterocycle synthesis, C-C alkyne coupling, Kharasch addition and ATRP.

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TL;DR: In this article, X-ray structural and magnetic studies on ferric SCO complexes are presented and the possible origin of the rapid spin interconversion is discussed and the transition rate of some SE-type SCO is shown to be 10 7 ǫ s −1.

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TL;DR: The synthesis and exploration of heterobimetallic chalcogenide compounds has been studied intensely during the last decade as discussed by the authors, with the main focus on the development of novel materials.

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TL;DR: In this article, the Pt(II)-catalyzed reduction of water into molecular hydrogen was studied, with emphasis given to the works undertaken thus far by the authors' group.

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TL;DR: The use of chiral N-heterocyclic carbene (NHC) ligands in asymmetric catalysis met with very limited success, several novel structural concepts have emerged which have led to a rapid expansion of the field since the beginning of this decade.