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Synthesis and Anticancer Activity of Long-Chain Isonicotinic Ester Ligand-Containing Arene Ruthenium Complexes and Nanoparticles

Süss-Fink, Georg ; Khan, Farooq-Ahmad ; Juillerat-Jeanneret, Lucienne ; Dyson, Paul J. ; Renfrew, Anna K.

In: Journal of Cluster Science, 2010, vol. 21, no. 3, p. 313-324

Arene ruthenium complexes containing long-chain N-ligands L1 = NC5H4–4-COO–C6H4–4-O–(CH2)9–CH3 or L2 = NC5H4–4-COO–(CH2)10–O–C6H4–4-COO–C6H4–4-C6H4–4-CN...

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Mono- and dinuclear (η6-arene) ruthenium(II) benzaldehyde thiosemicarbazone complexes: Synthesis, characterization and cytotoxicity

Stringer, Tameryn ; Therrien, Bruno ; Hendricks, Denver T. ; Guzgay, Hajira ; Smith, Gregory S. ; Stringer, Tameryn ; Therrien, Bruno ; Hendricks, Denver T. ; Guzgay, Hajira ; Smith, Gregory S.

In: Inorganic Chemistry Communications, 2011, vol. 14, no. 6, p. 956–960

A series of mono- and dinuclear (η6-arene) ruthenium(II) complexes were prepared by reaction of thiosemicarbazone ligands derived from benzaldehyde and ruthenium(II) precursors of the general formula [Ru(η6-arene)(μ-Cl)Cl]2, where arene = p-iPrC6H4Me or C6H5C3H6COOH. These...

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Anticancer activity of multinuclear arene ruthenium complexes coordinated to dendritic polypyridyl scaffolds

Govender, Preshendren ; Antonels, Nathan C. ; Mattsson, Johan ; Renfrew, Anna K. ; Dyson, Paul J. ; Moss, John R. ; Therrien, Bruno ; Smith, Gregory S.

In: Journal of Organometallic Chemistry, 2009, vol. 694, no. 21, p. 3470-3476

The rational development of multinuclear arene ruthenium complexes (arene = p-cymene, hexamethylbenzene) from generation 1 (G1) and generation 2 (G2) of 4-iminopyridyl based poly(propyleneimine) dendrimer scaffolds of the type, DAB-(NH2)n (n = 4 or 8, DAB = diaminobutane) has been accomplished in order to exploit the ‘enhanced...