A remarkable 14-nuclear Re8VAg6I coordination oligomer derived from a 2D (Re2VAg2I)n coordination polymer with D-penicillaminate

Takumi Konno*, Yuichi Shimazaki, Tadashi Yamaguchi, Tasuku Ito, Masakazu Hirotsu

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ReV polymer/oligomer switching: The aggregation of ReV otahedra, [ReO-(D-pen-N,O)(D-pen-N,O,S)]- (D-H2pen=D-penicillamine), assisted by AgI ions, leads to the formation of a 2D (Re2VAg2I)n coordination polymer 1, which is converted into a Re8VAg6I coordination oligomer 2 (see picture; Ag green, S yellow, Re purple, O red, N blue). While 1 results from the self-assembly of Re2VAg2I units through Ag-O coordination bonding, the self-assembly of Re8VAg6I molecules in 2 is through COOH ⋯ OOC hydrogen bonding.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4711-4715
Number of pages5
JournalAngewandte Chemie - International Edition
Issue number24
Publication statusPublished - 2002 Dec 16
Externally publishedYes


  • Aggregation
  • Rhenium
  • S ligands
  • Silver
  • Supramolecular chemistry

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Chemistry(all)


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