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Ferrocenyl-substituted fluorescent anthracenes and anthraquinones

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The synthesis of a range of ferrocene-substituted ethynylanthracenes and 1,1'-(bis-(2-ethenylanthraquinoyl)ferrocene has been achieved. The synthesis relies on the production of ferrocenylanthraquinones as key precursors. The products were obtained in the reactions of ferrocenylanthraquinones with phenyl ethynyl lithium or trimethylsilylethynyllithium followed by reduction with tin chloride. The key products such as 1- and 2-ferrocenyl(9,10-bis-phenylethynyl)anthracenes have been characterised by X-ray single crystal diffraction.

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Butler, I. R., Callabero, A. G., Kelly, G. A., Amey, J. R., Kraemer, T., Thomas, D. A., Light, M. E., Gelbrich, T. and Coles, S. J. (2004) Ferrocenyl-substituted fluorescent anthracenes and anthraquinones Tetrahedron Letters, 45, (3), pp. 467-472. (doi:10.1016/j.tetlet.2003.11.013).

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Published date: 12 January 2004
Keywords: ferrocene, anthraquinone, anthracene electrochemical sensor, derivatives, binding, complexation, recognition, systems, chemiluminescence, electrodes, peroxide, receptor


Local EPrints ID: 20153
ISSN: 0040-4039
PURE UUID: 82d9e7dc-61de-4b89-9274-feb4f2af4642
ORCID for M. E. Light: ORCID iD
ORCID for S. J. Coles: ORCID iD

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Date deposited: 20 Feb 2006
Last modified: 17 Jul 2017 16:29

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Author: I. R. Butler
Author: A. G. Callabero
Author: G. A. Kelly
Author: J. R. Amey
Author: T. Kraemer
Author: D. A. Thomas
Author: M. E. Light ORCID iD
Author: T. Gelbrich
Author: S. J. Coles ORCID iD

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