Bioinorganic Chemistry and Applications

Volume 2010, Article ID 367128, 7 pages

http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2010/367128

Research Article

## Synthesis and Structural Characterization of a Metal Cluster and a Coordination Polymer Based on the [Mn_{6}(μ_{4}-O)_{2}]^{10+} Unit

Department of Chemistry, University of Cyprus, 1678 Nicosia, Cyprus

Received 24 February 2010; Accepted 9 March 2010

Academic Editor: Spyros Perlepes

Copyright © 2010 Eleni E. Moushi et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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