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Synthesis and characterization of four new unsymmetrical potentially pentadentate Schiff base ligands and related Zn(II) and Cd(II) complexes

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Ahmad Ali Dehghani-Firouzabadi
Fahimeh Motevaseliyan


Two thioether diamines 2-(2-aminoethylthio)aniline and 2-(3-aminopropylthio)aniline have been prepared employing a new procedure by reaction of 2-aminothiophenol and N-(2-bromoethyl)phthalimide or N-(3-bromopropyl)phthalimide, respectively. Then two new potentially pentadentate (N2O2S) Schiff base ligands derived from direct condensation between two maintained diamines and 2-hydroxybenzaldehyde or 5-bromo-2-hydroxy benzaldehyde were synthesized. Also, Zn(II) and Cd(II) complexes of Schiff base ligands have been prepared. These compounds have been characterized by physico-chemical and spectroscopic methods.

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Dehghani-Firouzabadi, A. A.; Motevaseliyan, F. Synthesis and Characterization of Four New Unsymmetrical Potentially Pentadentate Schiff Base Ligands and Related Zn(II) and Cd(II) Complexes. Eur. J. Chem. 2014, 5, 635-638.

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Faculty of Chemistry of Yazd University and Ministry of Science, Research and Technology of Iran
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