Transition Metal Chemistry

, Volume 19, Issue 6, pp 646–650 | Cite as

Gold(III) complexes with imidazole, benzoxazole, purine and pyrimidine derivatives

  • Dušan J. Radanović
  • Zoran D. Matović
  • Gustavo Ponticelli
  • Paola Scano
  • Inessa A. Efimenko
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The synthesis and characterization of AuIII complexes with several heterocyclic ligands are reported. The compounds have general formula [AuX3(L)], where L =N-methylimidazole (N-MeIz),N-ethylimidazole (N-EtIz),N-propylimidazole (N-PrIz), benzoxazole (BO), 2-methylbenzoxazole (2-MeBO), 2,5-dimethylbenzoxazole (2,5-diMeBO), 2-amino-pyrimidine (2-APm), 4(6) -hydroxy-pyrimidine [4(6)-hydrPm] or hypoxanthine (Hypox) and X = Cl or Br. Elemental analysis, conductivity measurements and spectral studies were used for the characterization of the complexes. A square-planar geometry withN-bonded heterocyclic ligands is suggested.


Gold Inorganic Chemistry Catalysis Imidazole Pyrimidine 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dušan J. Radanović
    • 1
  • Zoran D. Matović
    • 1
  • Gustavo Ponticelli
    • 2
  • Paola Scano
    • 3
  • Inessa A. Efimenko
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of ChemistryFaculty of Science, University of KragujevacKragujevacYugoslavia
  2. 2.Dipartimento di Chimica e Tecnologie Inorganiche e MetallorganicheUniversità di CagliariCagliariItaly
  3. 3.Dipartimento di Science ChimicheUniversità di CagliariCagliariItaly
  4. 4.N. S. Kurnakov Institute of General and Inorganic Chemistry, Russian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia

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