Roberta Pievo

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The biomimetic catalytic oxidations of the dinuclear and trinuclear copper(II) complexes versus two catechols, namely, D-(+)-catechin and L-( - )-epicatechin to give the corresponding quinones are reported. The unstable quinones were trapped by the nucleophilic reagent, 3-methyl-2-benzothiazolinone hydrazone (MBTH), and have been calculated the molar(More)
We present here the results of a CW-ESR investigation of a double spin labeled α-cyclodextrin-based [2]rotaxane that is characterized by the presence of nitroxide labels both at the wheel and at the dumbbell. This was accomplished by synthesizing a spin labeled α-CD (the wheel) that was mechanically blocked on a thread containing a nitroxide unit by a Cu(I)(More)
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