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Powder X-ray diffraction structural characterization of the coordination complex cis-[Co(κ 2 N,N′-1,10-phenanthroline-5,6-dione)2Cl2]

  • José A. Fernandes (a1), Olufunso Abosede (a2) and Simona Galli (a1)


The reduction of cis-[CoIII(κ 2 N,N -1,10-phenanthroline-5,6-dione)2Cl2]Cl into the neutral compound cis-[CoII(κ 2 N,N -1,10-phenanthroline-5,6-dione)2Cl2] was observed during developmental studies of new antimalarial drugs. The crystal structure of cis-[CoII(κ 2 N,N -1,10-phenanthroline-5,6-dione)2Cl2] was unveiled by powder X-ray diffraction studies (PXRD). PXRD details, unit cell parameters, and space group for cis-[CoII(κ 2 N,N -1,10-phenanthroline-5,6-dione)2Cl2], C24H12Cl2CoN4O4, are reported [a = 41.4951 (13) Å, b = 8.2768 (2) Å, c = 12.4994 (3) Å, unit cell volume V = 4292.9 (2) Å3, Z = 8, and space group Fdd2]. Infrared spectroscopy features are also discussed.


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Powder X-ray diffraction structural characterization of the coordination complex cis-[Co(κ 2 N,N′-1,10-phenanthroline-5,6-dione)2Cl2]

  • José A. Fernandes (a1), Olufunso Abosede (a2) and Simona Galli (a1)


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