Synthesis, Spectral and Electrochemical Studies of Complex of Uranium(IV) with Pyridine-3-Carboxylic Acid


The investigation of complexation of uranium with biological active ligands is vital for understanding uranium speciation in biosystems. A number of studies have been undertaken for investigating the complexation of uranium in its (VI) oxidation states but similar investigations pertaining to the interaction of uranium, in lower oxidation states, with biological ligands is scarce. The aim of the work is to bridge this gap and studies have been carried out to determine the coordination pattern of pyridine-3-carboxylic acid with uranium(IV). Semi-micro analysis, spectro-analytical techniques, magnetic susceptibility and cyclic voltammetry have been employed for the characterization of the synthesized complex.

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M. Nazir and I. Naqvi, "Synthesis, Spectral and Electrochemical Studies of Complex of Uranium(IV) with Pyridine-3-Carboxylic Acid," American Journal of Analytical Chemistry, Vol. 4 No. 3, 2013, pp. 134-140. doi: 10.4236/ajac.2013.43018.

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