Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ccr.2008.01.005
Title: Amino acid-containing reduced Schiff bases as the building blocks for metallasupramolecular structures
Authors: Ganguly, R. 
Sreenivasulu, B. 
Vittal, J.J. 
Keywords: Amino acid
Coordination polymers
Helical structures
Hydrogen bond
Reduced Schiff base
Self-assembly
Thermal dehydration reactions
Issue Date: Apr-2008
Citation: Ganguly, R., Sreenivasulu, B., Vittal, J.J. (2008-04). Amino acid-containing reduced Schiff bases as the building blocks for metallasupramolecular structures. Coordination Chemistry Reviews 252 (8-9) : 1027-1050. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ccr.2008.01.005
Abstract: Metal coordination compounds derived from several closely related yet different multidentate reduced Schiff base ligands (obtained by reducing the C{double bond, long}N bond in the Schiff bases formed by the condensation of aldehyde and various natural/unnatural amino acids) are discussed in terms of their mode of binding and coordination to supramolecular network structures. These multidentate ligands have flexible backbone with hydrogen bond donors and acceptors, and readily form metal complexes and coordination polymers with metal ions such as Cu(II), Zn(II), and Ni(II). Various solid-state metallasupramolecular network structures are delineated ranging from hydrogen-bonded linear polymers and helical coordination polymers, 2D sheets to 3D network architectures constructed via N-H⋯O, C{double bond, long}O⋯H-Osolvent, O-H⋯O, N-H⋯O{double bond, long}C hydrogen bonds and C{double bond, long}O⋯π, C-H⋯π, and π⋯π stacking interactions. This review gives an account of the observed structural diversity in relation to the role of different donors and acceptors, aqua ligand and solvents, nature of the ligands and metal ions, coordination geometry around the metal ions and counter ions besides the experimental conditions such as temperature, pH, etc. in directing the formation of supramolecular structures in the solid state. Some other related and interesting examples from the literature are also mentioned. © 2008 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.
Source Title: Coordination Chemistry Reviews
URI: http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/95546
ISSN: 00108545
DOI: 10.1016/j.ccr.2008.01.005
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