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Macrocyclic coordination chemistry

Archibald, Stephen J.



This chapter reviews the literature published during 2007 on macrocyclic coordination chemistry. Porphyrin ligands and supramolecular chemistry are not covered in this review as there is insufficient space and adequate coverage elsewhere, although a few examples may be included where particularly relevant. In general, the focus is on the coordination properties and reactivity of the compounds, although some applications will also be discussed, particularly in a brief section at the end of the chapter. Representations of X-ray structures have been included to show interesting coordination geometries, ion encapsulation or ligand orientation.


Archibald, S. J. (2008). Macrocyclic coordination chemistry. Annual Reports Section A :Inorganic Chemistry, 104, 272 - 296.

Journal Article Type Article
Acceptance Date Dec 31, 2008
Online Publication Date May 20, 2008
Publication Date Dec 31, 2008
Journal Annual Reports on the Progress of Chemistry - Section A
Print ISSN 0260-1818
Electronic ISSN 1460-4760
Publisher Royal Society of Chemistry
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Volume 104
Pages 272 - 296
Keywords macorcyclic chemistry, coordination chemistry, PET radiopharmaceuticals, MRI contrast agents
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