metallocycle

metallocycle

[mə′tal·ə‚sī·kəl]
(organic chemistry)
A compound whose structure consists of a cyclic array of atoms of which one is a metal atom; frequently the ring contains three or four carbon atoms and one transition-metal atom.
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The Monday morning program included presentations on supersized metallocenyl dendrimers, ferrocenyl-peptide-cystamines, the ring-opening of organoiron metallocycles, self-assembling water-soluble polyferrocenylsilanes (PFSs), the polymerization of neutral and cationic organoiron complexes, nanolithographic applications of PFS block copolymers, and the development of polychromic displays composed of silica microspheres in a PFS gel matrix.
4 Chiral Metallocycles for Asymmetric Catalysis (Wenbin Lin).