Synthesis and comparative anion binding profiles of two di-aqua Eu(iii) complexes

Daniela Imperio, Giovanni B. Giovenzana, Ga Lai Law, David Parker, James W. Walton

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Two di-aqua Eu(iii) complexes of heptadentate ligands are reported that show differing reactivity profiles towards various anions; a cationic complex with two azaxanthone moieties exhibits pronounced selectivity towards bicarbonate with an affinity constant, logK = 2.65 (295 K, 0.1 M NaCl).
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)9897-9903
Number of pages7
JournalDalton Transactions
Issue number41
Publication statusPublished - 7 Nov 2010
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Inorganic Chemistry

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