NOx Related Chemistry

NOx Related Chemistry

1st Edition - January 8, 2015

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  • Editors: Rudi van Eldik, José Olabe
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128018378
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780128017357

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NOx Related Chemistry is a volume of a series that presents timely and informative summaries of the current progress in a variety of subject areas within inorganic chemistry, ranging from bio-inorganic to solid state studies. This acclaimed serial features reviews written by experts in the field and serves as an indispensable reference to advanced researchers. Each volume contains an index, and each chapter is fully referenced.

Key Features

  • Best-qualified scientists write on their own recent results dealing with basic fundamentals of NO-chemistry, with an eye into biological and environmental issues
  • Editors and authors are recognized scientists in the field
  • Features comprehensive reviews on the latest developments
  • An indispensable reference to advanced researchers


Bioinorganic, inorganic, supramolecular and organometallic chemists

Table of Contents

    • Preface
    • Chapter One: NOx Linkage Isomerization in Metal Complexes
      • Abstract
      • 1 Introduction
      • 2 Linkage Isomerism in Non-Porphyrin NOx Complexes
      • 3 Linkage Isomerism in NOx-Coordinated Metalloporphyrins
      • 4 Conclusion
      • Acknowledgment
    • Chapter Two: Three Redox States of Metallonitrosyls in Aqueous Solution
      • Abstract
      • 1 Introduction: General Scope
      • 2 Complexes with n = 6
      • 3 Complexes with n = 7
      • 4 Complexes with n = 8
      • 5 Conclusions
    • Chapter Three: Recent Progress in Photoinduced NO Delivery With Designed Ruthenium Nitrosyl Complexes
      • Abstract
      • 1 Introduction
      • 2 Photoactive Ru Nitrosyls: What We Knew Before Our Work
      • 3 Photoactive {RuNO}6 Nitrosyls Derived from Pentadentate Polypyridine Ligands
      • 4 Tuning the Photosensitivity of Ru Nitrosyls to Light of Longer Wavelengths
      • 5 Incorporation of Ru Nitrosyls into Polymeric Matrices
      • 6 Enhancement of Light Absorption of {Ru–NO}6 Nitrosyls Through Direct Attachment of Dyes
      • 7 Conclusion
      • Acknowledgments
    • Chapter Four: Metal-Assisted Activation of Nitric Oxide—Mechanistic Aspects of Complex Nitrosylation Processes
      • Abstract
      • 1 Introduction
      • 2 Nitric Oxide Activation by Iron(II)/(III) Centers
      • 3 Nitric Oxide Activation by Ruthenium(III) Centers
      • 4 Reductive Nitrosylation Reactions
      • 5 Concluding Remarks
      • Acknowledgments
    • Chapter Five: New Insights on {FeNO}n (n = 7, 8) Systems as Enzyme Models and HNO Donors
      • Abstract
      • 1 Background
      • 2 {FeNO}7 Complexes as Models for Nonheme Oxygenase Enzymes
      • 3 {FeNO}7 Complexes as Precursors to {FeNO}8 Complexes
      • 4 Diiron Complexes Containing {FeNO}7 Unit(s)
      • 5 Summary and Outlook
    • Chapter Six: Design, Reactivity, and Biological Activity of Ruthenium Nitrosyl Complexes
      • Abstract
      • 1 Introduction
      • 2 Tetraaza Ruthenium Complexes
      • 3 Polypyridine Ruthenium Complexes as NO Delivery Systems
      • 4 UV–Vis Electronic Spectrum
      • 5 Electrochemistry
      • 6 FTIR
      • 7 Photochemical Reactivity
      • 8 Vasorelaxation
      • 9 Cytotoxicity
      • 10 Neglected Tropical Diseases
      • 11 Trinuclear Oxo-Centered Ruthenium Carboxylates
    • Chapter Seven: Complete and Partial Electron Transfer Involving Coordinated NOx
      • Abstract
      • 1 Introduction and Presentation of NOx Oxidation States
      • 2 Nitrosylmetal Complexes Without Additional Redox-Active Ligands
      • 3 Nitrosylmetal Complexes with Additional Redox-Active Ligands
      • 4 Noninnocent Ligand Potential of the NO2/NO2 Redox System
      • 5 Conclusions
      • Acknowledgments
    • Chapter Eight: Oxidation Mechanism of Hydroxamic Acids Forming HNO and NO: Implications for Biological Activity
      • Abstract
      • 1 Introduction
      • 2 HXs Oxidation In Vitro and In Vivo
      • 3 Conclusions
      • Acknowledgment
    • Chapter Nine: Reaction Steps in Nitrogen Monoxide Autoxidation
      • Abstract
      • 1 History
      • 2 Gas-Phase Reaction and Atmospheric Chemistry
      • 3 Liquid-Phase Reaction and Biology
      • 4 Thermochemistry and Kinetics
      • 5 Mechanisms
      • 6 Conclusions
      • Acknowledgments
    • Index
    • Contents of Previous Volumes

Product details

  • No. of pages: 388
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2015
  • Published: January 8, 2015
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128018378
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780128017357

About the Serial Volume Editors

Rudi van Eldik

Rudi van Eldik
Rudi van Eldik was born in Amsterdam (The Netherlands) in 1945 and grew up in Johannesburg (South Africa). He received his chemistry education and DSc degree at the former Potchefstroom University (SA), followed by post-doctoral work at the State University of New York at Buffalo (USA) and the University of Frankfurt (Germany). After completing his Habilitation in Physical Chemistry at the University of Frankfurt in 1982, he was appointed as Professor of Inorganic Chemistry at the Private University of Witten/Herdecke in 1987. In 1994 he became Professor of Inorganic and Analytical Chemistry at the University of Erlangen-Nürnberg, from where he retired in 2010. At present he is Professor of Inorganic Chemistry at the Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland, and Visiting Professor of Inorganic Chemistry at the N. Copernicus University in Torun, Poland. His research interests cover the elucidation of inorganic and bioinorganic reaction mechanisms, with special emphasis on the application of high pressure thermodynamic and kinetic techniques. In recent years his research team also focused on the application of low-temperature rapid-scan techniques to identify and study reactive intermediates in catalytic cycles, and on mechanistic studies in ionic liquids. He is Editor of the series Advances in Inorganic Chemistry since 2003. He serves on the Editorial Boards of several chemistry journals. He is the author of over 880 research papers and review articles in international journals and supervised 80 PhD students. He has received honorary doctoral degrees from the former Potchefstroom University, SA (1997), Kragujevac University, Serbia (2006), Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland (2010), University of Pretoria, SA (2010), and Ivanovo State University of Chemistry and Technology, Russia (2012). He has developed a promotion activity for chemistry and related experimental sciences in the form of chemistry edutainment presentations during the period 1995-2010. In 2009 he was awarded the Federal Cross of Merit (‘Bundesverdienstkreuz’) by the Federal President of Germany, and the Inorganic Mechanisms Award by the Royal Society of Chemistry (London). His hobbies include music, hiking, jogging, cycling and motor-biking. He is the father of two and grandfather of four children.

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Erlangen-Nurnberg, Germany; Professor of Inorganic Chemistry, Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland

José Olabe

José Olabe

Name: José Antonio OLABE

Position: Research staff of CONICET

Laboratory or research group: Coordination Chemistry Tel: 5411 4576-3378/89 ext.115

Fax: 5411 4576-3341 E-mail:

Born in 1941, San Sebastián, Spain

Studies in Chemistry:

  • Doctor in Chemistry (1968), University of La Plata
  • Postdoc: Inorganic Chemistry (Prof. P.J.Aymonino), La Plata (1969-70)
  • Teaching Positions: Emeritus Professor, Facultad de Cs. Exactas y Nat., UBA
  • Position at CONICET: Class I Researcher

Topic of interest: Coordination Chemistry – Activation of small molecules - Catalysis

Awards and Recognitions: Konex Award in Inorganic Chemistry, 2003. President of the Argentine Phys.Chem.Research Society, 2003-2005. Vice-Dean: Facultad de Cs. Exactas y Nat., UBA, 1990-1998. Invited Lecturer in National and International Meetings and Symposia.

Selected Recent Publications

  • “Three Redox States of Nitrosyl: NO+, NO• and NO–/HNO Interconvert Reversibly on the Same Pentacyanoferrate(II) Platform”, A.C.Montenegro, V.T.Amorebieta, L.D.Slep, D.F.Martín, F.Roncaroli, D.H.Murgida, S.E.Bari, J.A.Olabe, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2009, 48/23, 4213-4216.
  • “Addition and Redox Reactivity of Hydrogen Sulfides (H2S/HS-) with Nitroprusside: New Chemistry of Nitrososulfide Ligands”, S.L.Quiroga, A.E.Almaraz, V.T.Amorebieta, L.L.Perissinotti, J.A.Olabe, Chem. Eur. J., 2011, 17, 4145-4156.
  • “Disproportionation of O-Methylhydroxylamine catalyzed by aquapentacyanoferrate(II)”, M.M.Gutiérrez, J.A.Olabe, V.T.Amorebieta, Inorg. Chem. 2011, 50, 8817-8825.
  • “Nucleophilic Addition Reactions of the Nitroprusside Ion – The Case of O-Methylhydroxylamine”, M.M.Gutiérrez, J.A.Olabe, V.T.Amorebieta, Eur.J.Inorg.Chem. 2012, 4433-4438.
  • “Nitrosyl-Centered Redox and Acid-Base Interconversions in [Ru(Me3[9]aneN3)(bpy)(NO)]3,2,1+. The pKa of HNO for its Nitroxyl Derivative in Aqueous Solution”, N. Osa Codesido, T. Weihermüller, J. A. Olabe, L. D. Slep, Inorg. Chem. 2014, 53, 981-997.

Other important Publications

  • “Reactivity of Reduced Nitroprusside, [Fe(CN)5NO•]3−, toward Oxygen”, M.Videla, F.Roncaroli, L.D.Slep, J.A.Olabe, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2007, 129, 278-279.
  • “Release of NO from Reduced Nitroprusside Ion. Iron-Dinitrosyl Formation and NO-Disproportionation Reactions”, F.Roncaroli, R.van Eldik, J.A.Olabe, Inorg. Chem. 2005, 44, 2781-2790.
  • “Metal Catalyzed Anaerobic Disproportionation of Hydroxylamine. Role of Diazene and Nitroxyl Intermediates in the Formation of N2, N2O, NO+ and NH3”, G.E.Alluisetti, A.E.Almaraz, V.T.Amorebieta, F.Doctorovich, J.A. Olabe, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2004, 126, 13432-13442.

Reviews and Book Chapters

  • “Chemistry of Bound Nitrogen Monoxide and Related Redox Reactions”, J. A. Olabe, en Physical Inorganic Chemistry: Reactions, Processes, and Applications, A. Bakac, Ed., Wiley, 2010, Cap. 7, (ISBN 0470224207).
  • “The coordination chemistry of nitrosyl in cyanoferrates. An exhibit of bioinorganic relevant reactions”,(Perspective Article), JA.Olabe, Dalton Transactions, 2008, 3633-3648.
  • “New Features on the Redox Coordination Chemistry of Metal Nitrosyls {(M-NO+; M-NO•; M-NO/HNO)}”, F. Roncaroli, M. Videla, L.D. Slep, J.A. Olabe, Coord. Chem. Rev., 2007, 251, 1903-1930.
  • “Redox Reactivity of Coordinated Ligands in Pentacyano(L)Ferrate Complexes”, J.A. Olabe, Adv. Inorg. Chem. 2004, 55, 61-126.
  • “Reactivity and Structure of Complexes of Small Molecules: Nitric and Nitrous Oxide”, J.A. Olabe, L.D.Slep, in: Comprehensive Coordination Chemistry II, From Biology to Nanotechnology, J.A. Mc Cleverty y T.J. Meyer, Eds., Pergamon, Vol. 1, Section III, Cap. 1.31, 2003, 603-623.

Affiliations and Expertise

Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina

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