Mixed-metal sodium-magnesium macrocyclic amide chemistry: A template reaction for the site selective dideprotonation of arene molecules

D.R. Armstrong, A.R. Kennedy, R.E. Mulvey, R.B. Rowlings

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Abstract

A remarkable pair of macrocyclic amides has been synthesized and crystallographically characterized; these consist of a twelve-membered (N6Na4Mg2)2+ cationic ring host with [C6H3(CH3)]2- or (C6H4)2- dianionic guests (see picture) derived from toluene and benzene, respectively.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)131-133
Number of pages2
JournalAngewandte Chemie
Volume38
Issue number1-2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 15 Jan 1999

Keywords

  • macrocyclic amides
  • crystallographically
  • toluene
  • benzene

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