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234672 Sigma-Aldrich



Synonym: α,α′,α″-Tripyridyl, 2,6-Di(2-pyridyl)pyridine

  • CAS Number 1148-79-4

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C15H11N3

  • Molecular Weight 233.27

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 11199

  •  EC Number 214-559-5

  •  MDL number MFCD00006213

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24854052



assay   98%
mp   89-91 °C(lit.)



1, 5 g in glass bottle

250 mg in glass bottle

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A five-coordinate nickel(II) fluoroalkyl complex as a precursor to a spectroscopically detectable Ni(III) species. Zhang CP, Wang H, Klein A, et al. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 135(22), 8141-4, (2013)


Ligand redox effects in the synthesis, electronic structure, and reactivity of an alkyl-alkyl cross-coupling catalyst. Jones GD, Martin JL, McFarland C, et al. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 128(40), 13175-83, (2006)


The genotoxicity of the waste water discharged from paraquat manufacturing and its pyridyl components. Kuo ML and Lin JK Mutat. Res. 300(3-4), 223-9, (1993)


Copper(II) dinuclear pyrazine-based rack-type complexes: preparation, structure, and magnetic properties. Ramírez J, et al. Inorg. Chem. 48(6), 2456-63, (2009)


Studies on curare-like action of 2,2',2''-tripyridine in the mouse phrenic nerve-diaphragm. Lin-Shiau SY, Hsu KS, and Fu WM Br. J. Pharmacol. 106(1), 55-60, (1992)


Achieving large color changes in response to the presence of amino acids: a molecular sensing ensemble with selectivity for aspartate. Aït-Haddou H, Wiskur SL, Lynch VM, et al. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 123(45), 11296-7, (2001)


Ru(II) multinuclear metallosupramolecular rack-type architectures of polytopic hydrazone-based ligands: synthesis, structural features, absorption spectra, redox behavior, and near-infrared luminescence. Stadler AM, et al. Chemistry 16(19), 5645-60, (2010)


Relaxation of rat thoracic aorta induced by 2,2',2''-tripyridine. Hsu KS and Lin-Shiau SY Eur. J. Pharmacol. 270(1), 89-95, (1994)


Blockade by 2,2',2''-tripyridine of the nicotinic acetylcholine receptor channels in embryonic Xenopus muscle cells. Hsu KS, Fu WM, and Lin-Shiau SY Br. J. Pharmacol. 110(1), 163-8, (1993)


Direct access to terpyridine-containing polyazamacrocycles as photosensitizing ligands for Eu(III) luminescence in aqueous media. Galaup C, Couchet JM, Bedel S, et al. J. Org. Chem. 70(6), 2274-84, (2005)


Rapid and sensitive amino-acid sequencing of cloning Thermus thermophilus HB8 ferredoxin by proteomics. Kaneko M, Masui R, Ake K, et al. J. Proteome Res. 3(5), 983-7, (2004)


Role of tyrosine kinase activity in 2,2',2''-tripyridine-induced nitricoxide generation in macrophages. Wang BS, Lin JK, and Lin-Shiau SY Biochem. Pharmacol. 57(12), 1367-73, (1999)


Synthesis and redox behavior of biferrocenyl-functionalized ruthenium(II) terpyridine gold clusters. Dong TY, Shih HW, and Chang LS Langmuir 20(21), 9340-7, (2004)


Efficient new ribozyme mimics: direct mapping of molecular design principles from small molecules to macromolecular, biomimetic catalysts. Putnam WC, Daniher AT, Trawick BN, et al. Nucleic Acids Res. 29(10), 2199-204, (2001)


Modification of 2,2',2''-tripyridine-induced tremor in mice by serotonergic agonists and antagonists and benzodiazepines. Lin-Shiau SY and Hsu KS Pharmacol. Biochem. Behav. 48(3), 665-70, (1994)


Synthesis, structures, spectroscopic and electrochemical properties of dinitrosyl iron complexes with bipyridine, terpyridine, and 1,10-phenathroline. Wang R, Wang X, Sundberg EB, et al. Inorg. Chem. 48(20), 9779-85, (2009)


Synthesis, topoisomerase I inhibition and antitumor cytotoxicity of 2,2':6',2"-, 2,2':6',3"- and 2,2':6',4"-terpyridine derivatives. Zhao LX, Kim TS, Ahn SH, et al. Bioorg. Med. Chem. Lett. 11(19), 2659-62, (2001)


Synthesis and spectroscopic properties of modular platinum(II) terpyridine phosphorescent pockets. Tong WL, Chan MC, Zhu N, et al. Dalton Trans. (24), 4741-6, (2009)


Mechanisms of stabilization of the insulin hexamer through allosteric ligand interactions. Rahuel-Clermont S, French CA, Kaarsholm NC, et al. Biochemistry 36(19), 5837-45, (1997)


Role of redox-active iron ions in the decomposition of S-nitrosocysteine in subcellular fractions of porcine aorta. Sorenson E, Skiles EH, Xu B, et al. Eur. J. Biochem. 267(14), 4593-9, (2000)


Kinetic studies of the demetallization and inactivation of concanavalin A. FitzGerald PC, Farina RD, and Behnke WD Biochim. Biophys. Acta 743(1), 43-51, (1983)


Reactions of palladium and gold complexes with zinc-thiolate chelates using electrospray mass spectrometry and X-ray diffraction: molecular identification of [Pd(bme-dach)], [Au(bme-dach]+ and [ZnCl(bme-dach)]2Pd. de Paula QA, Liu Q, Almaraz E, et al. Dalton Trans. (48), 10896-903, (2009)


Rapid RNA cleavage using an antisense system with two terpyridine.Cu(II) complexes. Inoue H, Furukawa T, Tamura T, et al. Nucleosides Nucleotides Nucleic Acids 20(4-7), 833-5, (2001)


Cu2+TerPy complexes as catalysts of the cleavage of the 5'-cap structure of mRNA. Maanpää L, Taherpour S, Zhang Z, et al. Nucleosides Nucleotides Nucleic Acids 26(10-12), 1423-6, (2007)


Beil. 26,IV,258

Aldrich MSDS 1, 1639:D / Corp MSDS 1 (2), 3225:A / FT-IR 2 (3), 3705:D / FT-IR 1 (2), 738:A / FT-NMR 1 (3), 241:B / NMR-Reference 2 (2), 618:A / RegBook 1 (2), 2495:C / Sigma FT-IR 1 (2), 961:A / Structure Index 1, 393:C:8

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