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Functionalized thiosemicarbazone ligands and their complexes.
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1  University of Santiago de Compostela, Department of Inorganic Chemistry


The purpose of this work is the design, synthesis and characterization of thiosemicarbazone ligands bearing a phenyl boronic acid functionality. The main interest is the synthesis of organopalladium compounds with the boronic acid included within the corresponding molecule. These could lead to further modification of the properties of the organometallic species applicable to the Suzuki-Miyaura reaction.

The ligands were prepared by reaction of acetylphenylboronic acid with several thiosemicarbazides. The compounds were characterized by IR, 1H and 31P NMR spectroscopy.


Adrio, L.A., PhD Dissertation, University of Santiago de Compostela, 2006.

Bermúdez, B., PhD Dissertation, University of Santiago de Compostela, 2014.


We wish to thank the financial support received from the Xunta de Galicia (Galicia, Spain) under the Grupos de Referencia Competitiva Programme Projects GRC2015/009.

Keywords: Boronic Acid, Catalysis, Suzuki, Thiosemicarbazone, Ligand, Metal, Characterization,