Coordination polymers of ZnII and 5-methoxy isophthalate
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Solvothermal reaction of Zn(OAc)2 and 5-methoxy isophthalic acid (H2MeOip) in aqueous alcohols ROH (R = H, Me, Et, or iPr) affords four different novel coordination polymers. Zn2(HMeOip)(MeOip)(OAc) (1) forms as a 1D 'ribbon of rings' polymer. Zn6(MeOip)4.5(HMeOip)(OH)2(H2O)2·5.5H2O (2) crystallises as a complex 3D framework. Zn(MeOip)(H2O)2 H2O (3) is a 1D coordination polymer that contains almost planar strips of Zn(MeOip). compound 4, Zn5(MeOip)4(OH)2(H2O)4·H2O, obtained from aqueous iPrOH, crystallises as a 2D polymer containing two crystallographically distinct Zn5(OH)2 clusters. Preliminary nitric oxide release experiments have been conducted.
McCormick , L J , Morris , S A , Teat , S J , McPherson , M J , Slawin , A M Z & Morris , R E 2015 , ' Coordination polymers of Zn II and 5-methoxy isophthalate ' Dalton Transactions , vol 44 , no. 40 , pp. 17686-17695 . DOI: 10.1039/C5DT02924D
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This work was funded by the British Heart Foundation (NH/11/8/29253) and the EPSRC (EP/K005499/1).