Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry

, Volume 115, Issue 1, pp 161–166 | Cite as

Synthesis, characterization and thermal behaviour of solid-state compounds of folates with some bivalent transition metals ions

  • P. R. Dametto
  • B. Ambrozini
  • F. J. Caires
  • V. P. Franzini
  • M. Ionashiro


Solid-state M–L compounds, where M stands for bivalent Mn, Co, Ni, Cu and Zn and L is folate (C19H17N7O6), have been synthesized. Simultaneous thermogravimetry and differential scanning calorimetry (TG–DSC), X-ray powder diffractometry, infrared spectroscopy (FTIR), TG–DSC coupled to FTIR, elemental analysis and high-resolution continuum source flame atomic absorption spectrometry technique (HR-CS FAAS) were used to characterize and to study the thermal behaviour of these compounds. The results provided information concerning the composition, dehydration, thermal stability and thermal decomposition.


Bivalent transition metals Folate Characterization Thermal behavior 



The authors thank FAPESP, CNPq and CAPES Foundations (Brazil) for financial support.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • P. R. Dametto
    • 1
  • B. Ambrozini
    • 1
  • F. J. Caires
    • 1
  • V. P. Franzini
    • 1
  • M. Ionashiro
    • 1
  1. 1.Instituto de QuímicaUNESPAraraquaraBrazil

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