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Remarkable Anticancer Activity of Triruthenium-Arene Clusters Compared to Tetraruthenium-Arene Clusters

Therrien, Bruno ; Ang, Wee Han ; Chérioux, Frédéric ; Vieille-Petit, Ludovic ; Juillerat-Jeanneret, Lucienne ; Süss-Fink, Georg ; Dyson, Paul J.

In: Journal of Cluster Science, 2007, vol. 18, no. 3, p. 741-752

The in vitro activity of a series of ruthenium clusters, [(η6-C6H6)(η6-C6Me6)2Ru3 (μ-H)3 (μ3-O)][BF4], [(η6-C6H6)(η6-1,4-iPrC6H4Me)(η6-C6Me6)Ru3 (μ-H)3...

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Ruthenium(II) complexes with ferrocene-modified arene ligands: synthesis and electrochemistry

Therrien, Bruno ; Vieille-Petit, Ludovic ; Jeanneret-Gris, Julie ; Štěpnička, Petr ; Süss-Fink, Georg

In: Journal of Organometallic Chemistry, 2004, vol. 689, no. 15, p. 2456-2463

A series of arene–ruthenium complexes of the general formula [RuCl2{η6-C6H5 (CH2)2R}L] with R=OH, CH2OH, OC(O)Fc, CH2OC(O)Fc (Fc=ferrocenyl) and L=PPh3, (diphenylphosphino)ferrocene, or bridging 1,1′-bis(diphenylphosphino)ferrocene, have been synthesized. Two synthetic pathways have been used...

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X-ray crystallographic study of hydrogen-bonded systems formed between di- and tricarboxylic acids and the trinuclear cluster cation [H3Ru3(C6H6)(C6Me6)2 (O)]+

Therrien, Bruno ; Vieille-Petit, Ludovic ; Süss-Fink, Georg

In: Journal of Molecular Structure, 2005, vol. 749, no. 1, p. 183-186

The hydrogen-bonded systems formed between 5-bromo-isophthalic and trimesic acid derivatives and the trinuclear arene-ruthenium cluster cation [H3Ru3(C6H6)(C6Me6)2 (O)]+ (1) have been studied in the solid state by single-crystal X-ray structure analysis of the tetrafluoroborate salts. The structure...

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Host–guest properties of the trinuclear arene–ruthenium cluster cation [H3Ru3(C6H6)(C6Me6)2(O)]+

Therrien, Bruno ; Vieille-Petit, Ludovic ; Süss-Fink, Georg

In: Inorganica Chimica Acta, 2004, vol. 367, no. 11, p. 3289-3294

The trinuclear arene–ruthenium cluster cation [H3Ru3(C6H6)(C6Me6)2(O)]+, containing a μ3-oxo cap and three arene ligands that span a hydrophobic pocket above the metal skeleton, has been crystallised as tetrafluoroborate salt in the presence of various guest molecules. The host–guest complexes...

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endo and exo Coordination of Indanol: Synthesis, Isolation and Structural Characterisation of [H3Ru3 (endo-Indanol)(C6Me6)2(O)]+ and [H3Ru3 (exo-Indanol)(C6Me6)2 (O)]+ as Their Tetrafluoroborate Salts

Vieille-Petit, Ludovic ; Karmazin-Brelot, Lydia ; Labat, Gael ; Süss-Fink, Georg

In: European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry, 2004, vol. 19, p. 3907 - 3912

The reaction of 2,3,4,7-tetrahydro-1H-inden-2-ol with ruthenium chloride hydrate in refluxing ethanol yields the chloro-bridged dinuclear complex [RuCl2(indanol)]2 (1). The mononuclear complex [Ru(indanol)(H2O)3]2+ (2), formed in situ from 1 in aqueous solution, reacts with the dinuclear complex...

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Chiral Arene Ruthenium Complexes : Synthesis and Molecular Structure of the Enantiopure Cluster Cation (S)-[H3Ru3{C6H5[CH(CH3)CH2OH]}(C6Me6)2(O)]+

Vieille-Petit, Ludovic ; Therrien, Bruno ; Süss-Fink, Georg

In: European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry, 2003, vol. 5, p. 3707 - 3711

The reaction of enantiopure (R)-(2-cyclohexa-1,4-dienyl)propan-1-ol with ruthenium chloride hydrate yields, without racemisation of the chiral ligand, the chloro-bridged dinuclear complex (S,S)-[RuCl2{C6H5[CH(CH3)CH2OH]}]2 (1). The dimer 1 reacts with triphenylphosphane to give the mononuclear complex...

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Isolation and single-crystal X-ray structure analysis of the catalyst–substrate host–guest complexes [C6H6⊂H3Ru3{C6H5(CH2) nOH}(C6Me6)2(O)]+ (n = 2, 3)

Vieille-Petit, Ludovic ; Therrien, Bruno ; Süss-Fink, Georg ; Ward, Thomas R.

In: Journal of Organometallic Chemistry, 2003, vol. 684, p. 117-123

The trinuclear arene-ruthenium cluster cations [H3Ru3{C6H5 (CH2)nOH}(C6Me6)2 (O)]+ (3: n=2, 4: n=3) have been synthesised from the dinuclear precursor [H3Ru2 (C6Me6)2]+ and the mononuclear...

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Hydrogen-bonded systems between monocarboxylic acids and the trinuclear cluster cation [H3Ru3(C6H6)(C6Me6)2(O)]+ : cold-spray ionisation mass spectroscopic and X-ray crystallographic studies

Therrien, Bruno ; Vieille-Petit, Ludovic ; Süss-Fink, Georg ; Sei, Yoshihisa ; Yamaguchi, Kentaro

In: Journal of Organometallic Chemistry, 2004, vol. 689, p. 2820-2826

The hydrogen-bonded systems formed between monocarboxylic acid derivatives and the trinuclear arene-ruthenium cluster cation [H3Ru3(C6H6)(C6Me6)2(O)]+ (1) have been studied in solution by cold-spray ionisation mass spectroscopy (CSI-MS) and in the solid state by single-crystal X-ray structure analysis...