CONTENTS 

REVIEW ARTICLE 


Anthracenedione Analogues – Synthesis and Biological Activity 

¾ Dzierzbicka K.
and Ko³odziejczyk A.M. 

INORGANIC CHEMISTRY 

31 

Bond-Valence Approach to the Semicoordination in Seven-Coordinated Copper(II)
Complexes with 4-Aminopyridine: Crystal and Molecular Structure of Bis(4-aminopyridine)di(acetato)(aqua)copper(II) 

¾ Grobelny R., Valach F., G³owiak T. and Mroziñski J. 

37 

Synthesis and Magnetic Studies of Copper(II)–Lanthanide(III) Heterobinuclear Complexes Bridged by N,N¢-Bis[3-(dimethylamino)propyl]oxamido 

¾ Li Y.T., Yan C.W., Wu Z.Y. and Zhu C.Y. 

47 

Ligand-Field Analysis of Low-Spin N,N¢-Propylenebis(naphthyldiiminate)nickel(II) in
Ethanol Solution 

¾ Kurzak K., Gonciarz A. and KuŸniarska-Biernacka I. 

57 

New Dinuclear Nonaazadentate Schiff Base Podates of Rare Earth(III) Ions 

¾ Patroniak V. 

ORGANIC CHEMISTRY 

65 

Reversal of Diastereoselectivity of Mesitonitrile Oxide 1,3-Dipolar Cycloadditions with Penta-1,4-diene-3-ol by Mg(II) 

¾ Mièúch P., Fišera L¢. and Cyrañski M.K. 

73 

Efficient Synthesis of Macrocyclic Dilactam Crown Ethers by Fast Addition Method 

¾ Rahimizadeh M., Eshghi H., Rostami F. and Faghihi Z. 

83 

Preparation of New Phenol-Based Acyclic Ligands with Double Set of Coordination Sites 

¾ Ghaffarinia A. and Golchoubian H. 

89 

Synthesis and Biological Activities of Novel 1,2,3,5-Tetrahydroimidazo[2,1-b]quinazoline
Derivatives 

¾ Kornicka A., S¹czewski F., Petrusewicz J., Rejdych A., Tyacke R.J.,
Hudson A.L. and Nutt D.J. 

101 

Octasilsesquioxanes as Hybrid Nanocomposite Platforms. II. Synthesis, Characterization and Properties of Some Alkyl-Functionalized Silsesquioxanes 

¾ Dare E.O., Olatunji G.A. and Ogunniyi D.S. 

109 

New Routes to Functionalized Polyhedral Oligomeric Silsesquioxanes via Friedel-Crafts Alkylation and Dichlorocarbene Addition to Octavinylsilsesquioxane 

¾ Dare E.O., Olatunji G.A., Ogunniyi D.S. and Lasisi A.A. 

115 

Transformation of O-Amidinylhydroxylamine into Benzothiazoles via Iminocarbonyl Sulfenamides 

¾ S¹czewski F., Kornicka A. and Gdaniec M. 

PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY 

121 

Preparation, Characterization of MCM-49 and Catalytic Performance of Pd/MCM-49
Catalysts in One-Step Synthesis of MIBK from Acetone 

¾ Yang P.P., Wang Z.L., Yu J.F., Xu M.P., Liu Q.S., Jing S.B. and Wu T.H. 

129 

The Study of the Micropolarity of the Interfaces in Iridescent Solutions of Tetradecyldimethylaminoxoid 

¾ Jakubowska A. and Dutkiewicz E. 

135 

Regularities in Complex Asymptotic Oscillations in the Belousov-Zhabotinsky Reaction
of Various Residence Times and Inflow Malonic Acid Concentration 

¾ Rachwalska M. and Kawczyñski A.L. 

145 

The Characterization of Modified Higher Aliphatic Alcohols – Synthesis Catalysts by EPR and XPS methods 

¾ Skrzypek D., Krupa K., Winiarski A. and Szymañska B.