Synthesis and reactivity of rhenium cluster-supported manganese porphyrin complexes

Youngmee Kim, Sun Kyung Choi, Seon Mi Park, Wonwoo Nam, Sung Jin Kim

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The first discrete molecules of rhenium cluster-supported Mn(OEP) and Mn(TPP) complexes have been synthesized. The Mn(TPP)-containing rhenium cluster as a heterogeneous catalyst showed a high catalytic activity in the epoxidation of olefins by iodosylbenzene.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)612-615
Number of pages4
JournalInorganic Chemistry Communications
Issue number8
StatePublished - 2002

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Funding Information:
This research was supported by the Korea Science & Engineering Foundation (R01-2000-000-00045-0 to S.-J.K., R03-2000-000-00002-0 to Y.K., and R02-2001-000-00028-0 to W.N.). We thank Dr. Alan J. Lough at the University of Toronto in Canada for the X-ray data collection.


  • Cluster compounds
  • Cyanide complexes
  • Heterogeneous catalyst
  • Manganese(III) porphyrines
  • Rhenium complexes


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