A New Chemical Oscillator with a Macrocyclic Copper(II) Complex as Catalyst and Lactic Acid as the Substrate
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The oscillatory features of a new type Belousov–Zhabotinskii oscillator with a macrocyclic copper(II) complex [CuL](ClO<SUB>4</SUB>)<SUB>2</SUB> as catalyst and lactic acid as the substrate have been reported. This complex contains the ligand 5,7,12,14-tetraethyl-7,14-dimethyl-1,4,8,11-tetraazacyclotetradeca-4,11-diene. A tentative mechanism based on FKN has been suggested.
- Chemistry Letters
Chemistry Letters 35(10), 1154-1155, 2006-10-05
The Chemical Society of Japan