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International Journal of Inorganic Chemistry
Volume 2012, Article ID 121540, 13 pages
Research Article

Novel Nonsymmetrically p-Benzyl-Substituted (Benz)imidazole N-Heterocyclic Carbene-Silver(I) Acetate Complexes: Synthesis and Biological Evaluation

Conway Institute of Biomolecular and Biomedical Research, Centre for Synthesis and Chemical Biology (CSCB), UCD School of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland

Received 24 November 2011; Accepted 11 January 2012

Academic Editor: Alfonso Castiñeiras

Copyright © 2012 Frauke Hackenberg 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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