The structure of a new copper(II) complex with 3-methyl-5- carboxylatopyrazole

L. G. Lavernova, E. V. Peresypkina, A. S. Zhilin, O. G. Shakirova, M. N. Novikov, S. F. Vasilevskii

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Molecular and crystal structures of a new complex compound of copper(II) with 3-methyl-5-carboxylatopyrazole (CH3PzCOO-) with the composition Cu(CH3PzCOO)2•H2O have been determined by single crystal XRD. It has been demonstrated that the carboxylate ion performs the bridging tridentate function. In the equatorial plane coordination occurs through the pyridine N atom of the pyrazole and one of O atoms of the carboxylate group yielding a five-membered metallocycle CuNOC 2. The second O atom of one of the ligands is bound to the neighboring copper(II) ion affording an infinite linear chain. The coordination polyhedron of the copper atom is a square pyramid, coordination core CuN 2O3.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1104-1107
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Structural Chemistry
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 1 Nov 2008
Externally publishedYes


  • Complex
  • Copper
  • Crystal and molecular structure
  • Pyrazole derivatives

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Materials Chemistry

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