Investigations of the {ReO}3+ core: A '2 + 2' complex from bidentate and potentially trident ligands: [ReO(η2-HOC6H4-2-CH2NC6H4S)(η2-SC5H4N)(PPh3)]

Xiaoyuan Chen, Frank J. Femia, John W. Babich, Jon A Zubieta

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The reaction of [ReOCl3(PPh3)2] with N-(2-hydroxybenzyl)-2-mercaptoaniline (H3hbma) (2) and 2-mercaptopyridine in hot CHCl3 yields [ReO(η2-HOC6H4-2-CH2NC6H4S)(η2-SC5H4N)(PPh3)] (3). The structure of 3 consists of distorted octahedral Re(V) monomers. The coordination geometry at the rhenium is defined by a terminal oxo-group, the nitrogen and sulfur donors of the chelating mercaptopyridine, the nitrogen and sulfur donors of a bidentate (Hhbma)2- ligand, and the phosphorus of the PPh3 group. The -C6H4OH arm of (Hhbma)2- is pendant, and the coordinated nitrogen of this ligand is present as a deprotonated amido nitrogen. (C) 2000 Elsevier Science S.A.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)38-41
Number of pages4
JournalInorganica Chimica Acta
Issue number1
StatePublished - Aug 11 2000



  • Crystal structures
  • Oxo complexes
  • Rhenium complexes
  • Thiolate complexes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Materials Chemistry

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