Reaction of Dioxygen with Synthetic Copper(I) Compounds of Biological Relevance

  • J. A. Goodwin
  • D. M. Stanbury
  • L. J. Wilson
  • G. A. Bodager
  • W. R. Scheidt

Abstract

The copper(I) complex of the imidazole-bearing pentadentate Schift base ligand, (bis[2, 6-(2-imidazol-4-ylethylimino)ethy1]pyridine), [Cu (imidH)2DAP]+ has been previously presented as a reversible dioxygen carrier at room temperature in nonaqueous media.

Keywords

Ethyl Pyridine Adduct Schiff Disproportionation 

Reference

  1. 1.
    M. G. Simmons, C. L. Merrill, L. J. Wilson, L. A. Bottomly, and K. M. Kadish, J. Chem. Soc., Dalton Trans. 1827 (1980).Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Plenum Press, New York 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. A. Goodwin
    • 1
  • D. M. Stanbury
    • 1
  • L. J. Wilson
    • 1
  • G. A. Bodager
    • 1
  • W. R. Scheidt
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of ChemistryRice UniversityHoustonUSA
  2. 2.Department of ChemistryThe University of Notre DameNotra DameUSA

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