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Electronic structure and the vibrational spectra of CH(3)(OCH(2)CH(2))(2)OCH(3)-M(+)-AsF(6)(-) (M=Li, Na, K) have been obtained using the density functional theory. Lithium ion exhibits a pentavalent coordination via 3 oxygens from diglyme and two fluorines of AsF(6)(-) whereas Na(+) and K(+) exhibit coordinate number 6 with 3 fluorines of the anion binding(More)
Hydrogen-bonded interactions in alpha-, beta-, and gamma-CD conformers are investigated from the molecular electron density topography and chemical shift in the nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectra calculated by using the Gauge Invariant Atomic Orbital (GIAO) method within the framework of density functional theory. For the lowest-energy CD conformers(More)
New bicyclic conidine iminosugars 1d and 1e were synthesized from D-glucose. Thus, D-glucose was converted to sugar beta-amino acids 3a and 3b in good yields. Individual treatment of 3a/3b with the Mukaiyama reagent afforded sugar beta-lactams 4a/4b that on reduction with LiAlH(4)/AlCl(3) gave azetidines 5a/5b with a sugar appendage. Reductive(More)
The metal L-edge (2p → 3d) X-ray absorption spectra are affected by a number of different interactions: electron-electron repulsion, spin-orbit coupling, and charge transfer between metal and ligands, which makes the simulation of spectra challenging. The core restricted active space (RAS) method is an accurate and flexible approach that can be used to(More)
Two new luminescent ruthenium(II) polypyridyl complexes, [Ru(bpy)2 (tpt-phen)]Cl2 (1; bpy=2,2'-bipyridine, tpt-phen=triptycenyl-1,10-phenanthroline) and [Ru(phen)2 (tpt-phen)]Cl2 (2; phen=1,10-phenanthroline), have been developed as potential nonviral vectors for DNA delivery. Photophysical and electrochemical properties of the complexes have been(More)
Cyclodextrins (CDs) are cyclic oligomers of glucose having the toroid of sugars elaborating a central cavity of varying size depending on the number of glucoses. The central hydrophobic cavity of CD shows a binding affinity toward different guest molecules, which include small substituted benzenes to long chain surfactant molecules leading to a variety of(More)
The Baylis-Hillman reaction of 3-O-allyl-alpha-d-xylo-pentodialdo-1,4-furanose 3 afforded a diastereomeric mixture of d-gluco- and l-ido-configured alpha-methylene-beta-hydroxy esters 4a and 4b, respectively, in a ratio of 2:3. Reduction of the ester functionality in 4a/4b gave alcohols 5a/5b. The diene thus formed in 5a/5b was subjected to ring-closing(More)
The intensities and relative energies of metal K pre-edge features are sensitive to both geometric and electronic structures. With the possibility to collect high-resolution spectral data it is important to find theoretical methods that include all important spectral effects: ligand-field splitting, multiplet structures, 3d-4p orbital hybridization, and(More)
The binding of the laser dyes rhodamine B (RhB) and sulforhodamine B (kiton red S or KRS) to a cucurbit[7]uril (CB[7]) host has been investigated using density functional theory. Both guests (RhB and KRS) contain two N,N-diethylamino groups on a xanthene core. The lowest-energy structure of these host-guest complexes has one of the N,N-diethylamino groups(More)
Electronic structure, charge distribution, and vibrational frequencies of cucurbit[n]uril, CB[n] (n = 5-12), hosts have been derived using the density functional methods. CB[n] conformers with different orientations of methylene group connecting glycouril units have been investigated. The conformers that possess uniform CB[n] cavity turn out to be of lowest(More)