Synthesis and characterization of expected and unexpected topologies of homochiral porous metal(II) malate frameworks

Maxim Yutkin, Marina S. Zavakhina, Denis G. Samsonenko, Danil N. Dybtsev, Vladimir P. Fedin*

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Abstract

Three new homochiral metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) based on malate anions and N-donor linkers of different length have been prepared. [Co 2(mal) 2(bpy)]·2H 2O (1), [Ni 2(mal) 2(bpy)]·2H 2O (2), [Ni 2(mal) 2(bpe)]·3H 2O (3) (mal = S-malate, bpy = 4,4′-bipyridyl, bpe = trans-1,2-bis(4-pyridyl)ethylene) were characterized by a number of analytical methods including single crystal X-ray analysis. Optical purity of compounds 2 and 3 was confirmed by polarimetry experiments. Compounds 1 and 2 contribute to the family of isoreticular M(II) malates and aspartates ([M 2(asp) 2L] and [M 2(mal) 2L], M = Cu, Co, Ni; L = ditopic rigid organic ligand) where all structural units (metal cations, chiral ligands and bridging ligands) could be changed with retention of the topology in the resulting framework. Compound 3 has a different structure and contributes to a different family of isoreticular homochiral MOFs.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)367-372
Number of pages6
JournalInorganica Chimica Acta
Volume394
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2013

Keywords

  • Cobalt(II)
  • Homochiral coordination polymers
  • Malates
  • Metal-organic frameworks
  • Nickel(II)

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Materials Chemistry

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