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Inorganics, Volume 3, Issue 2 (June 2015), Pages 55-308

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Editorial

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Open AccessEditorial Stayin’ Alive—Organoplatinum Complexes
Inorganics 2015, 3(2), 155-159; doi:10.3390/inorganics3020155
Received: 23 April 2015 / Revised: 11 May 2015 / Accepted: 12 May 2015 / Published: 19 May 2015
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Starting very early, with the findings of Zeise, or Pope and Peachey, organoplatinum complexes were studied intensely in the 1970s and 1980s and were found to be quite stable and very versatile. From then on, the number of publications on organoplatinum complexes has
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Starting very early, with the findings of Zeise, or Pope and Peachey, organoplatinum complexes were studied intensely in the 1970s and 1980s and were found to be quite stable and very versatile. From then on, the number of publications on organoplatinum complexes has more than doubled in each subsequent decade, and organoplatinum complexes have stretched into many fields of application today. This introduction to the Special Issue on “Organoplatinum Complexes” spans from the history of organoplatinum complexes to the seven manuscripts published in the frame of this Special Issue, representing some of these fields. Full article
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Open AccessArticle Turning-On of Coumarin Phosphorescence in Acetylacetonato Platinum Complexes of Cyclometalated Pyridyl-Substituted Coumarins
Inorganics 2015, 3(2), 55-81; doi:10.3390/inorganics3020055
Received: 16 January 2015 / Revised: 9 April 2015 / Accepted: 10 April 2015 / Published: 17 April 2015
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Two pyridine-functionalized coumarins differing with respect to the site of pyridine attachment to the coumarin dye (3 in L1 or 7 in L2) and with respect to the presence (L1) or absence (L2) of a peripheral NMe2
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Two pyridine-functionalized coumarins differing with respect to the site of pyridine attachment to the coumarin dye (3 in L1 or 7 in L2) and with respect to the presence (L1) or absence (L2) of a peripheral NMe2 donor were prepared and used as cyclometalating ligands towards the Pt(acac) fragment. X-ray crystal structures of complexes 1 and 2 show strong intermolecular interactions by π-stacking and short Pt∙∙∙Pt or C-H∙∙∙O hydrogen bonding that result in the formation of sheetlike packing patterns. The NMe2 donor substituent has a profound influence on the absorption and emission properties of the free coumarin dyes; L1 emits strongly while L2 is only weakly emissive. On binding to Pt(acac) the strong fluorescence of L1 is partially quenched while coumarin phosphorescence is observed from cyclometalated L1 and L2. The ligand-centered nature of the LUMO was confirmed by IR spectroelectrochemistry while the assignment of the phosphorescence emission as ligand-based rests on the vibrational structuring, the negligible solvatochromism, the small temperature-induced Stokes shifts on cooling to 77 K, the emission lifetimes, and strong oxygen quenching. (TD-)DFT calculations confirm our experimental results and provide an assignment of the electronic transitions and the spin density distributions in the T1 state. Full article
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Open AccessCommunication A Heteroaromatically Functionalized Hexamolybdate
Inorganics 2015, 3(2), 82-100; doi:10.3390/inorganics3020082
Received: 14 April 2015 / Revised: 27 April 2015 / Accepted: 28 April 2015 / Published: 8 May 2015
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A new heteroaromatic thiophene containing organoimido functionalized hexamolybdate has been synthesized and characterized in both solid form and solution. Structural analysis shows successful introduction of the organoimido ligand through replacement of one terminal oxo site on [Mo6O19]2− to
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A new heteroaromatic thiophene containing organoimido functionalized hexamolybdate has been synthesized and characterized in both solid form and solution. Structural analysis shows successful introduction of the organoimido ligand through replacement of one terminal oxo site on [Mo6O19]2− to yield the singly functionalized hexamolybdate. Spectroscopic and theoretical analysis indicates charge transfer between the inorganic and organic components, with a significantly red-shifted lowest lying transition of 399 nm vs. the parent Lindqvist ion of 325 nm. Additional characterization includes, thermal gravimetric analysis (TGA), infrared (IR), cyclic voltammetry (CV), nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) and time-dependent density functional theory (TD-DFT) studies. Full article
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Polyoxometalates) Printed Edition available
Open AccessArticle Microwave-Assisted Routes for the Synthesis of Complex Functional Oxides
Inorganics 2015, 3(2), 101-117; doi:10.3390/inorganics3020101
Received: 26 February 2015 / Revised: 24 April 2015 / Accepted: 29 April 2015 / Published: 12 May 2015
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The synthesis of complex functional inorganic materials, such as oxides, can be successfully performed by using microwave irradiation as the source of heat. To achieve this, different routes and set-ups can be used: microwave-assisted synthesis may proceed in the solid state or in
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The synthesis of complex functional inorganic materials, such as oxides, can be successfully performed by using microwave irradiation as the source of heat. To achieve this, different routes and set-ups can be used: microwave-assisted synthesis may proceed in the solid state or in solution, aqueous or not, and the set ups may be as simple and accessible as domestic oven or quite sophisticated laboratory equipment. An obvious advantage of this innovative methodology is the considerable reduction in time—minutes rather than hours or days—and, as a consequence, energy saving. No less important is the fact that the particle growth is inhibited and the broad variety of different microwave or microwave-assisted synthesis techniques opens up opportunities for the preparation of inorganic nanoparticles and nanostructures. In this work, various microwave synthesis techniques have been employed: solid-state microwaves, single-mode microwaves using a TE10p cavity and microwave-assisted hydrothermal synthesis. Relevant examples are presented and discussed. Full article
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Open AccessArticle Five Coordinate Platinum(II) in [Pt(bpy)(cod)(Me)][SbF6]: A Structural and Spectroscopic Study
Inorganics 2015, 3(2), 118-138; doi:10.3390/inorganics3020118
Received: 7 April 2015 / Revised: 22 April 2015 / Accepted: 5 May 2015 / Published: 13 May 2015
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The five coordinate organoplatinum complex [Pt(bpy)(cod)(Me)][SbF6] (cod = 1,5-cyclooctadiene, bpy = 2,2’-bipyridine) was obtained reacting [Pt(cod)(Me)Cl] with Ag[SbF6] and bpy and characterized by multiple spectroscopy (IR and NMR) and single crystal XRD. Although the application of the τ values
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The five coordinate organoplatinum complex [Pt(bpy)(cod)(Me)][SbF6] (cod = 1,5-cyclooctadiene, bpy = 2,2’-bipyridine) was obtained reacting [Pt(cod)(Me)Cl] with Ag[SbF6] and bpy and characterized by multiple spectroscopy (IR and NMR) and single crystal XRD. Although the application of the τ values for the discrimination between trigonal bipyramidal vs. square pyramidal coordination fails, the molecular structure can be unequivocally described as basally-distorted trigonal bipyramidal. Detailed multinuclear NMR spectroscopy in solution at ambient temperature gives strong evidence for the same structure; corresponding low-temperature measurements down to −70 °C revealed no marked dynamic processes. Full article
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Open AccessArticle Biomolecules Electrochemical Sensing Properties of a PMo11V@N-Doped Few Layer Graphene Nanocomposite
Inorganics 2015, 3(2), 178-193; doi:10.3390/inorganics3020178
Received: 15 April 2015 / Accepted: 12 May 2015 / Published: 20 May 2015
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A novel hybrid nanocomposite, PMo11V@N-doped few layer graphene, was prepared by a one-step protocol through direct immobilization of the tetrabutylammonium salt of a vanadium-substituted phosphomolybdate (PMo11V) onto N-doped few layer graphene (N-FLG). The nanocomposite characterization by FTIR and XPS
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A novel hybrid nanocomposite, PMo11V@N-doped few layer graphene, was prepared by a one-step protocol through direct immobilization of the tetrabutylammonium salt of a vanadium-substituted phosphomolybdate (PMo11V) onto N-doped few layer graphene (N-FLG). The nanocomposite characterization by FTIR and XPS confirmed its successful synthesis. Glassy carbon modified electrodes with PMo11V and PMo11V@N-FLG showed cyclic voltammograms consistent with surface-confined redox processes attributed to Mo-centred reductions (MoVI→MoV) and a vanadium reduction (VV→VIV). Furthermore, PMo11V@N-FLG modified electrodes showed good stability and well-resolved redox peaks with high current intensities. The observed enhancement of PMo11V electrochemical properties is a consequence of a strong electronic communication between the POM and the N-doped few layer graphene. Additionally, the electro-catalytic and sensing properties towards acetaminophen (AC) and theophylline (TP) were evaluated by voltammetric techniques using a glassy carbon electrode modified with PMo11V@N-FLG. Under the conditions used, the square wave voltammetric peak current increased linearly with AC concentration in the presence of TP, but showing two linear ranges: 1.2 × 106 to 1.2 × 10−4 and 1.2 × 10−4 to 4.8 × 10−4 mol dm−3, with different AC sensitivity values, 0.022 A/mol dm−3 and 0.035 A/mol dm−3, respectively (detection limit, DL = 7.5 × 10−7 mol dm−3). Full article
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Open AccessArticle Single-Crystal to Single-Crystal Reversible Transformations Induced by Thermal Dehydration in Keggin-Type Polyoxometalates Decorated with Copper(II)-Picolinate Complexes: The Structure Directing Role of Guanidinium
Inorganics 2015, 3(2), 194-218; doi:10.3390/inorganics3020194
Received: 13 April 2015 / Accepted: 19 May 2015 / Published: 27 May 2015
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Three new hybrid inorganic-metalorganic compounds containing Keggin-type polyoxometalates, neutral copper(II)-picolinate complexes and guanidinium cations have been synthesized in bench conditions and characterized by elemental analysis, infrared spectroscopy and single-crystal X-ray diffraction: the isostructural [C(NH2)3]4[{XW12O40
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Three new hybrid inorganic-metalorganic compounds containing Keggin-type polyoxometalates, neutral copper(II)-picolinate complexes and guanidinium cations have been synthesized in bench conditions and characterized by elemental analysis, infrared spectroscopy and single-crystal X-ray diffraction: the isostructural [C(NH2)3]4[{XW12O40}{Cu2(pic)4}]·[Cu2(pic)4(H2O)]2·6H2O [X = Si (1), Ge (3)] and [C(NH2)3]8[{SiW12O40}2{Cu(pic)2}3{Cu2(pic)4(H2O)}2]·8H2O (2). The three compounds show a pronounced two-dimensional character owing to the structure-directing role of guanidinium. In 1 and 3, layers of [{XW12O40}{Cu2(pic)4}]n4n hybrid POM chains and layers of [Cu2(pic)4(H2O)] complexes and [C(NH2)3]+ cations pack alternately along the z axis. The hydrogen-bonding network established by guanidinium leads to a trihexagonal tiling arrangement of all copper(II)-picolinate species. In contrast, layers of [C(NH2)3]+-linked [{SiW12O40}2{Cu(pic)2}3]n8n double chains where each Keggin cluster displays a {Cu2(pic)4(H2O)} moiety pointing at the intralamellar space are observed in 2. The thermal stability of 13 has been studied by thermogravimetric analyses and variable temperature powder X-ray diffraction. Compounds 1 and 3 undergo single-crystal to single-crystal transformations promoted by reversible dehydration processes and the structures of the corresponding anhydrous phases 1a and 3a have been established. Despite the fact that the [Cu2(pic)4(H2O)] dimeric complexes split into [Cu(pic)2] monomers upon dehydration, the packing remains almost unaltered thanks to the preservation of the hydrogen-bonding network established by guanidinium and its associated Kagome-type lattice. Splitting of the dimeric complexes has been correlated with the electron paramagnetic resonance spectra. Full article
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Open AccessArticle Manganese-Substituted Myoglobin: Characterization and Reactivity of an Oxidizing Intermediate towards a Weak C-H Bond
Inorganics 2015, 3(2), 219-229; doi:10.3390/inorganics3020219
Received: 9 January 2015 / Revised: 14 May 2015 / Accepted: 19 May 2015 / Published: 27 May 2015
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Metal-substituted hemoproteins have been examined by biochemists for decades, but their potential for diverse functionalities has not been thoroughly investigated. By replacing hemoproteins with non-native metals, heme-containing proteins could be capable of performing a range of chemistries not allowed for in the native
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Metal-substituted hemoproteins have been examined by biochemists for decades, but their potential for diverse functionalities has not been thoroughly investigated. By replacing hemoproteins with non-native metals, heme-containing proteins could be capable of performing a range of chemistries not allowed for in the native protein. The metal within the heme of the oxygen-carrying hemoprotein, myoglobin, can readily be replaced with other first row transition metals such as cobalt, chromium and manganese. Upon oxidation with two-electron oxidants (ex. meta-chloroperbenzoic acid), an oxidizing intermediate is produced in manganese-substituted myoglobin. Electron paramagnetic resonance analyses confirm the oxidation of Mn(III) to Mn(IV). With the addition of weak C-H bonds of 1,4 cyclohexadiene, hydrogen atom abstraction is exhibited by the oxidizing intermediate that displays a second-order rate constant of 2.79 +/− 0.22 M−1 s−1 by the metal-oxo species. The replacement of the iron ion with a manganese ion at the active site of myoglobin displays oxidative capabilities that are not shown in native myoglobin. Full article
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Open AccessArticle Understanding the Regioselective Hydrolysis of Human Serum Albumin by Zr(IV)-Substituted Polyoxotungstates Using Tryptophan Fluorescence Spectroscopy
Inorganics 2015, 3(2), 230-245; doi:10.3390/inorganics3020230
Received: 11 February 2015 / Revised: 4 May 2015 / Accepted: 15 May 2015 / Published: 29 May 2015
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The interaction between human serum albumin (HSA) and a series of Zr(IV)-substituted polyoxometalates (POMs) (Lindqvist type POM ((nBu4N)6[{W5O18Zr (μ-OH)}2]·2H2O, Zr2-L2), two Keggin type POMs ((Et2NH2)
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The interaction between human serum albumin (HSA) and a series of Zr(IV)-substituted polyoxometalates (POMs) (Lindqvist type POM ((nBu4N)6[{W5O18Zr (μ-OH)}2]·2H2O, Zr2-L2), two Keggin type POMs ((Et2NH2)10[Zr(PW11O39)2]·7H2O, Zr1-K2 and (Et2NH2)8[{α-PW11O39Zr(μ-OH)(H2O)}2]·7H2O, Zr2-K2), and two Wells-Dawson type POMs (K15H[Zr(α2-P2W17O61)2]·25H2O, Zr1-WD2 and Na14[Zr4(P2W16O59)23-O)2(OH)2(H2O)4]·10H2O, Zr4-WD2) was investigated by tryptophan (Trp) fluorescence spectroscopy. The fluorescence data were analyzed using the Tachiya model, ideally suited for multiple binding site analysis. The obtained quenching constants have the same order of magnitude for all the measured POM:protein complexes, ranging from 1.9 × 105 M−1 to 5.1 × 105 M−1. The number of bound POM molecules to HSA was in the range of 1.5 up to 3.5. The influence of the ionic strength was studied for the Zr1-WD2:HSA complex in the presence of NaClO4. The calculated quenching constant decreases upon increasing the ionic strength of the solution from 0.0004 M to 0.5004 M, indicating the electrostatic nature of the interaction. The number of POM molecules bound to HSA increases from 1.0 to 4.8. 31P NMR spectroscopy provided evidence for the stability of all investigated POM structures during the interaction with HSA. Full article
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Open AccessArticle Synthesis, Characterization and Study of Liquid Crystals Based on the Ionic Association of the Keplerate Anion [Mo132O372(CH3COO)30(H2O)72]42− and Imidazolium Cations
Inorganics 2015, 3(2), 246-266; doi:10.3390/inorganics3020246
Received: 21 April 2015 / Revised: 14 May 2015 / Accepted: 20 May 2015 / Published: 5 June 2015
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A series of eight new materials based on the ionic association between 1-methyl-3-alkylimidazolium cations and the nanometric anionic Keplerate [Mo132O372(CH3COO)30(H2O)72]42− has been prepared and characterized in the solid state. The
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A series of eight new materials based on the ionic association between 1-methyl-3-alkylimidazolium cations and the nanometric anionic Keplerate [Mo132O372(CH3COO)30(H2O)72]42− has been prepared and characterized in the solid state. The liquid crystal properties of these materials were investigated by the combination of Polarized Optical Microscopy, Differential Scanning Calorimetry and Small-angle X-Ray Diffraction showing a self-organization in lamellar (L) mesophases for the major part of them. From the interlamellar spacing h and the intercluster distance ahex, we demonstrated that the cations are not randomly organized around the anionic cluster and that the alkyl chains of the cations are certainly folded, which limits the van der Waals interactions between the cations within the liquid crystal phase and therefore harms the quality of the mesophases. Full article
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Open AccessArticle Synthesis and Characterization of 8-Yttrium(III)-Containing 81-Tungsto-8-Arsenate(III), [Y8(CH3COO)(H2O)18(As2W19O68)4(W2O6)2(WO4)]43
Inorganics 2015, 3(2), 267-278; doi:10.3390/inorganics3020267
Received: 10 April 2015 / Accepted: 20 May 2015 / Published: 11 June 2015
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The 8-yttrium(III)-containing 81-tungsto-8-arsenate(III) [Y8(CH3COO)(H2O)18(As2W19O68)4(W2O6)2(WO4)]43(1)has been synthesized in a one-pot reaction of yttrium(III) ions
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The 8-yttrium(III)-containing 81-tungsto-8-arsenate(III) [Y8(CH3COO)(H2O)18(As2W19O68)4(W2O6)2(WO4)]43(1) has been synthesized in a one-pot reaction of yttrium(III) ions with [B-α-AsW9O33]9 in 1 M NaOAc/HOAc buffer at pH 4.8. Polyanion 1 is composed of four {As2W19O68} units, two {W2O10} fragments, one {WO6} group, and eight YIII ions. The hydrated cesium-sodium salt of 1 (CsNa-1) was characterized in the solid-state by single-crystal XRD, FT-IR spectroscopy, thermogravimetric and elemental analyses. Full article
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Open AccessArticle Fully Oxidized and Mixed-Valent Polyoxomolybdates Structured by Bisphosphonates with Pendant Pyridine Groups: Synthesis, Structure and Photochromic Properties
Inorganics 2015, 3(2), 279-294; doi:10.3390/inorganics3020279
Received: 16 April 2015 / Accepted: 29 May 2015 / Published: 11 June 2015
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Hybrid organic-inorganic polyoxometalates (POMs) were synthesized in water by the reaction of a MoVI precursor with bisphosphonate ligands functionalized by pyridine groups. The fully oxidized POM [(MoVI3O8)2(O)(O3PC(O)(C3H6NH2CH
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Hybrid organic-inorganic polyoxometalates (POMs) were synthesized in water by the reaction of a MoVI precursor with bisphosphonate ligands functionalized by pyridine groups. The fully oxidized POM [(MoVI3O8)2(O)(O3PC(O)(C3H6NH2CH2C5H4NH)PO3)2]4− has been isolated as water insoluble pure Na salt (NaMo6(Ale-4Py)2) or mixed Na/K salt (NaKMo6(Ale-4Py)2) and their structure solved using single-crystal X-ray diffraction. The mixed-valent complex [(MoV2O4)(MoVI2O6)2{O3PC(O)(C3H6N(CH2C5H4N)2(MoVIO3))PO3}2]8− was obtained as an ammonium salt (NH4Mo6(AlePy2Mo)2), in the presence of a reducing agent (hydrazine). 31P NMR spectroscopic studies in aqueous media have allowed determining the pH stability domain of NH4Mo6(AlePy2Mo)2. NaMo6(Ale-4Py)2 and NaKMo6(Ale-4Py)2 exhibit remarkable solid-state photochromic properties in ambient conditions. Under UV excitation, they develop a very fast color-change from white to deep purple and proved to be the fastest photochromic organoammonium/POM systems. The coloration kinetics has been fully quantified for both salts and is discussed in light of the hydrogen-bonding networks. Full article
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Open AccessArticle Structure Transformation among Deca-, Dodeca- and Tridecavanadates and Their Properties for Thioanisole Oxidation
Inorganics 2015, 3(2), 295-308; doi:10.3390/inorganics3020295
Received: 15 April 2015 / Revised: 1 May 2015 / Accepted: 11 June 2015 / Published: 17 June 2015
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The transformation of three types of polyoxovanadates, {(n-C4H9)4N}3[H3V10O28], {(n-C4H9)4N}4[V12O32] and {(n-C
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The transformation of three types of polyoxovanadates, {(n-C4H9)4N}3[H3V10O28], {(n-C4H9)4N}4[V12O32] and {(n-C4H9)4N}3[V13O34] have been investigated according to the rational chemical equations, and the best transformation conditions were reported. By the reaction of [H3V10O28]3− with 0.33 equivalents of {(n-C4H9)4N}OH in acetonitrile at 80 °C, [V12O32]4− was formed with 92% yield. The reaction in nitroethane with 0.69 equivalents of p-toluenesulfonic acid gave [V13O34]3− with 91% yield. The 51V NMR observation of each reaction suggests the complete transformations of [H3V10O28]3− to [V12O32]4− and to [V13O34]3− proceeded without the formation of any byproducts and it provides the reliable synthetic route. Decavanadates were produced by the hydrolysis of [V12O32]4− or [V13O34]3−. While the direct transformation of [V13O34]3− to [V12O32]4− partly proceeded, the reverse one could not be observed. For the thioanisole oxidation, [V13O34]3− showed the highest activity of the three. Full article
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Open AccessReview Gilded Hope for Medicine
Inorganics 2015, 3(2), 139-154; doi:10.3390/inorganics3020139
Received: 30 January 2015 / Revised: 13 April 2015 / Accepted: 15 April 2015 / Published: 15 May 2015
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Gold is emerging as a potential therapeutic agent in the treatment of arthritis, cancer and AIDS. The therapeutic mechanism of arthritic gold drugs and their modification in the presence of stomach hydrochloric acid, in the joints, and in the presence of mild and
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Gold is emerging as a potential therapeutic agent in the treatment of arthritis, cancer and AIDS. The therapeutic mechanism of arthritic gold drugs and their modification in the presence of stomach hydrochloric acid, in the joints, and in the presence of mild and strong oxidizing agents is a matter of debate. It is believed that gold affects the entire immune response and reduces its potency and limits its oxidizing nature. DNA apparently is not the main target of gold in cancer treatment. Rheumatoid arthritis, cancer, heart diseases and recently AIDS have all been targeted with gold nanoparticles therapy. The era of gold nanoparticles started with cancer imaging and treatment studies. Gold nanoparticles have emerged as smart drug vehicles. Full article
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Open AccessReview Polyoxoniobates and Polyoxotantalates as Ligands—Revisited
Inorganics 2015, 3(2), 160-177; doi:10.3390/inorganics3020160
Received: 8 April 2015 / Revised: 7 May 2015 / Accepted: 8 May 2015 / Published: 20 May 2015
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This short review summarizes our contribution to the coordination chemistry of noble metals (organometallic fragments of Rh, Ir, Ru and hydroxo Pt(IV)) and polyoxocomplexes of niobium and tantalum. Full article
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