Synthesis and metal coordination chemistry of (phenyl)(pyridin-2-ylmethyl) phosphinodithioic acid, [2-C 5H 4N]CH 2P(S)(SH) (Ph)

Manab Chakravarty, Sylvie L Pailloux, S. Ouizem, K. A. Smith, Eileen N. Duesler, Robert T. Paine, Neil J. Williams, Robert D. Hancock

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Abstract

A three-step synthesis for the bifunctional ligand (phenyl)(pyridin-2- ylmethyl)phosphinodithioic acid, [2-C 5H 4N]CH 2P(S)(SH)(Ph) (3-H), was developed. The molecule was characterized by spectroscopic methods, and single crystal X-ray diffraction analysis, and the molecule found to exist in a zwitterionic form (3′). Protonation constants for 3′ were measured spectrophotometrically in 0.1 M NaClO 4 aqueous solution. The coordination chemistry of 3′ toward CdCl 2 and PtCl 2 was explored, and the complexes [Cd(3′)Cl 2] 2 and [Pt(3 -) 2]·CHCl 3 were isolated and structurally characterized by single crystal X-ray diffraction methods. Complexation constants for 3′ with Cd(II), Zn(II) and La(III), as a function of pH, were measured by titration techniques. An initial effort to prepare the [pyridin-bis(2,6-yl-methylphosphinodithioic acid)] analog of 3-H led to the formation and isolation of (phenyl)(6- methylpyridin-2-ylmethyl)phosphinodithioic acid, [2-C 5H 3N(6-CH 3)]CH 2P(S)(SH)(Ph) (6-H), that was characterized by spectroscopic methods and single crystal X-ray diffraction analysis. As found with 3-H, 6-H, adopts a zwitterionic structural form (6′).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)327-335
Number of pages9
JournalPolyhedron
Volume33
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 9 2012

Keywords

  • Cd(II)
  • Complexation constants
  • Dithiophosphinic acid
  • Protonation constants
  • Pt(II) complexes
  • Pyridyl
  • X-ray crystal structures

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