Phenanthroline


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Phe`nan´thro`line


n.1.(Chem.) Either of two metameric nitrogenous hydrocarbon bases, C12H8N2, analogous to phenanthridine, but more highly nitrogenized.
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[USPRwire, Fri May 03 2019] For cancer therapy, the phenanthroline monohydrate is used as it has a property of Metalloproteinase inhibitor.
Electronic spectroscopy, reactivity, and solvation of a terbium phenanthroline complex: possible chemical sensing agent.
1ml of Hydroxylamine hydrochloride (10 %) and 8ml of sodium acetate (10%) and 10 ml of 1, 10 phenanthroline solution (0.1 %) were added to it.
Comparative evaluation of Fe(III) reducing power-based antioxidant capacity assays in the presence of phenanthroline, batho-phenanthroline, tripyridyltriazine (FRAP), and ferricyanide reagents.
For the characterization of the alkaline protease activity, the extracts were incubated with the inhibitors phenylmethylsulfonyl fluoride (PMSF), soybean trypsin inhibitor 1 (SBT1), tosyl-phenylalanine-methyl ketone (TPCK), Tosyl-lysine-methyl ketone (TLCK), phenanthroline (Phen), and ovalbumin (Ovo) and the chelating inactivator ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid (EDTA), for which 500 [micro]L buffer (Tris-HCl 10 mmol [L.sup.-1], 20 mmol [L.sup.-1] Ca[Cl.sub.2], pH 9.0), 20 [micro]L enzyme extract with 20 [micro]L inhibitor.
All the chemicals used were of analytical grade and included ethanol, Fe[Cl.sub.3], HCl, and phenanthroline, purchased from Sigma Co., Louis, MO, USA.
Nitrogen-chelating ligands such as bis-pyrazole (pz), bipyridine (bpyr), and phenanthroline (phn) derivatives are being used in the design of several metal complexes for ranges of applications from biological to nanostructured materials, especially the development of anticancer complexes of ruthenium [1-19].
Many research teams have embraced the phenanthroline (phen) structure into the synthesis of a variety of polypyridyl ligands with different end group positions in the phenyl ring, developed on from the planar ligand; 2-phenyl-imidazo[4,5-f]1,10-phenanthroline (PIP) consists of a basic phenyl ring.
In particular, our interests are concerned in terthiophenes bearing free and complexed nitrogen ligands (terpyridine or phenanthroline) [13-16].
Chaires, "Tris (phenanthroline)ruthenium(II) enantiomer interactions with DNA - mode and specificity of binding," Biochemistry, vol.