Isolation and characterisation of the mixed-metal alkyl amide [(TMEDA)Na(mu-Bu)(mu-TMP)Mg(TMP)], an unexpected chelate-trapped intermediate in the formation of inverse crowns

E. Hevia, D.J. Gallagher, A.R. Kennedy, R.E. Mulvey, C.T. O'Hara, C. Talmard

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Abstract

Only two-fold amination occurs when 3 molar equivalents of TMPH are offered to a 1:1 BuNa-Bu2Mg mixture; adding TMEDA gives the mixed alkyl amide [(TMEDA)Na(mu-Bu)(mu-TMP) Mg(TMP)], which itself affords the phenyl-bridged analogue when reacted with benzene.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2422-2423
Number of pages1
JournalChemical Communications (London)
Volume2004
Issue number21
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 23 Sep 2004

Keywords

  • magnesium
  • chemistry
  • mixed-metal alkyl amide

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