Synthesis, functionalization and coordination chemistry of dibenzotetraaza[14]annulenes

Abdul, Qaiyum Ramle and Tiekink, Edward R. T. * and Wan, Jefrey Basirun (2022) Synthesis, functionalization and coordination chemistry of dibenzotetraaza[14]annulenes. Coordination Chemistry Reviews, 469. p. 214672. ISSN 00108545

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This comprehensive review summarizes recent advances in the synthesis and coordination chemistry of dibenzotetraaza[14]annulenes (DBTAAs) reported between 2010 and 2021. Owing to the smaller N4 donor cavity compared to that of the porphyrin core, it is not surprising that DBTAA offers versatile and unique coordination modes towards metal ions. The structural modification of the DBTAA core allows for the fine-tuning of their spectroscopic properties. DBTAA and derivatives have been utilized across a wide range of research disciplines such as in electronic devices and biological assays. The feasible preparation of ligands and their metal complexes suggests DBTAAs as potential alternatives to porphyrins.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: DBTAA; core-functionalization; coordination chemistry; spectroscopic properties
Subjects: Q Science > QD Chemistry
Divisions: Others > Non Sunway Academics
Sunway University > School of Medical and Life Sciences [formerly School of Healthcare and Medical Sciences until 2020] > Sunway Biofunctional Molecules Discovery Centre [formerly Research Centre for Crystalline Materials until 2023]
Depositing User: Ms Yong Yee Chan
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Date Deposited: 24 Jun 2022 07:29
Last Modified: 24 Jun 2022 07:29

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