Bis[μ-3-(N′-methyl-4,4′-bipyridinium-1-yl)propionamidato] bis[cis-diammine-platinum(II)] hexaperchlorate dihydrate: A head-to-tail isomer

Ken Sakai, Yoshimi Yokoyama, Hideki Hama, Kaoru Kato, Yoshie Lkuta, Taro Tsubomura, Tomoaki Tanase

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In the title compound, [Pt2(μ-C14H 16N3)4](ClO4)6·- 2H2O, the diplatinum(II) cation is found to be a head-to-tail isomer. The intradimer Pt-Pt distance [3.0304 (7) Å] is much shorter than the value of 3.0852 (13) Å reported for the analogous cis-diammineplatinum(II) dimer bridged by 2-(N′-methyl-4,4′-bipyridinium-1-yl)acetamidates [Sakai, Ikuta, Tsubomura, Kato, Yokoyama, Kajiwara & Ito (2003). Acta Cry st. E59, m780-m783], showing that the electron density at the metal centers is higher in the title system than in the previously reported system. The shortest interdimer Pt⋯Pt distance is 8.4585 (8) Å.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)m664-m667
JournalActa Crystallographica Section E: Structure Reports Online
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - May 2004
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Chemistry
  • General Materials Science
  • Condensed Matter Physics


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