Mallayan Palaniandavar

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The orientation of mono(1,10-phenanthroline)copper(II), [Cu(phen)]2+, and the ternary complexes with amino acids, [Cu(phen)X(aa)]n+, where X(aa) stands for an alpha-amino acid, has been investigated by electron paramagnetic resonance (EPR) spectra of the complexes on DNA fibers. It has been revealed that these complexes bind to DNA with several different(More)
The mononuclear mixed ligand copper(II) complexes of the type [Cu(L-tyr)(diimine)](ClO(4)), where tyr is L-tyrosine and diimine is 2,2'-bipyridine (bpy) (1), 1,10-phenanthroline (phen) (2), 5,6-dimethyl-1,10-phenanthroline (5,6-dmp) (3), and dipyrido[3,2-d:2',3'-f]quinoxaline (dpq) (4), have been isolated and characterized by analytical and spectral(More)
A series of mixed ligand ruthenium(II) complexes [Ru(pdto)(diimine)](ClO4)2/(PF6)2 1-3 and [Ru(bbdo)(diimine)](ClO4), 4-6, where pdto is 1,8-bis(pyrid-2-yl)-3,6-dithiooctane, bbdo is 1,8-bis(benzimidazol-2-yl)-3,6-dithiooctane and diimine is 1,10-phenanthroline (phen), dipyrido-[3,2-d:2',3'-f]-quinoxaline (dpq) and dipyrido[3,2-a:2',3'-c]phenazine (dppz),(More)
A series of ruthenium(II) mixed ligand complexes of the type [Ru(NH(3))(4)(L)](2+), where L=imidazo[4,5-f][1,10]phenanthroline (ip), 2-phenylimidazo[4,5-f][1,10]phenanthroline (pip), 2-(2-hydroxyphenyl)imidazo[4,5-f][1,10]phenanthroline (hpip), 4,7-diphenyl-1,10-phenanthroline (dip), naphtha[2,3-a]dipyrido[3,2-h:2',3'-f]phenazine-5,18-dione (qdppz),(More)
A series of copper(II) complexes of the type [Cu(L)]2+, where L = N,N'-dialkyl-1,10-phenanthroline-2,9-dimethanamine and R = methyl (L1), n-propyl (L2), isopropyl (L3), sec-butyl (L4), or tert-butyl (L5) group, have been synthesized. The interaction of the complexes with DNA has been studied by DNA fiber electron paramagnetic resonance (EPR) spectroscopy,(More)
The coordination geometry around copper(II) in [Cu(imda)(phen)(H2O)] (1) (H2imda = iminodiacetic acid, phen = 1,10-phenanthroline) is described as distorted octahedral while those in [Cu(imda)(5,6-dmp)] (2) (5,6-dmp = 5,6-dimethyl-1,10-phenanthroline) and [Cu(imda)(dpq)] (3) (dpq = dipyrido-[3,2-d:2',3'-f]-quinoxaline) as trigonal bipyramidal distorted(More)
The copper(II) complex [Cu(tdp)(ClO4)].0.5H2O (1), where H(tdp) is the tetradentate ligand 2-[(2-(2-hydroxyethylamino)ethylimino)methyl]phenol, and the mixed ligand complexes [Cu(tdp)(diimine)]+ (2-5), where diimine is 2,2'-bipyridine (bpy) (2), 1,10-phenanthroline (phen) (3), 3,4,7,8-tetramethyl-1,10-phenanthroline (tmp) (4), and(More)
Copper(II) complexes of three linear unsymmetrical tridentate ligands viz. N-methyl-N'-(pyrid-2-ylmethyl)ethylenediamine (L1), N,N-dimethyl-N'-(pyrid-2-ylmethyl)ethylenediamine (L2) and N,N-dimethyl-N'-((6-methyl)pyrid-2-ylmethyl)ethylenediamine (L3) have been isolated and characterized by elemental analysis, electronic absorption and EPR spectroscopy and(More)
A series of new 1 : 1 iron(iii) complexes of the type [Fe()Cl(3)], where is a tridentate 3N donor ligand, has been isolated and studied as functional models for catechol dioxygenases. The ligands (1-methyl-1H-imidazol-2-ylmethyl)pyrid-2-ylmethyl-amine (), N,N-dimethyl-N'-(1-methyl-1H-imidazol-2-ylmethyl)ethane-1,2-diamine () and(More)
The complexes rac-[Fe(diimine)(3)](ClO(4))(2)1-4, where diimine = 2,2'-bipyridine (bpy) 1, 1,10-phenanthroline (phen) 2, 5,6-dimethyl-1,10-phenanthroline (5,6-dmp) 3 and dipyrido[3,2-d:2',3'-f]quinoxaline (dpq) 4, have been isolated, characterized and their interaction with calf thymus DNA studied by using a host of physical methods. The X-ray crystal(More)