Mercury(II)-carbon bond cleavage due to the coordination of the metal by 2-(2′-pyridyl)quinoxaline (L): Preparation and characterization of [Hg2I4L2] derived from the reaction of Ch3HgI and L

  • Garoufis A
  • Perlepes S
  • Schreiber A
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Abstract

The 2 : 1 and 1 : 1 reactions of MeHgI with 2-(2′-pyridyl)quinoxaline (L) in methanol led to Hg - C bond cleavage and yielded the dinuclear complex [Hg2I4L2] as one of the products. The crystal structure of this compound shows a chelating behaviour of L and different (terminal, asymmetric bridging) iodide coordination modes. Some spectroscopic characteristics of the dimer and the biological relevance of this reaction are also reported.

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