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Attachment of a RuII Complex to a Self-Folding Hexaamide Deep Cavitand

Attachment of a RuII Complex to a Self-Folding Hexaamide Deep Cavitand
Pablo Ballester, Saša Korom
We report the design, synthesis and characterization of a new RuII metallocavitand that is catalytically active in alkene epoxidation reactions. The elaboration of the resorcin[4]arene’s aromatic cavity produced a self-folding, deep hexaamide cavitand featuring a single diverging terpyridine (tpy) group installed at its upper rim. The construction of the metallocavitand involved the initial chelation of a RuIII chloride complex by the tpy ligand followed by the incorporation of 2-(phenylazo)pyridine (azpy) as an ancillary ligand. The resulting RuII chloro complex was converted into the catalytically active aqua counterpart by a ligand exchange process.

Publisher URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/jacs.7b05458

DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b05458

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