Reactions of (-)-sparteine with alkali metal HMDS complexes: conventional meets the unconventional

N.M. Clark, P. Garcia-Alvarez, A.R. Kennedy, C.T. O'Hara, G.M. Robertson

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Abstract

Conventional (-)-sparteine adducts of lithium and sodium 1,1,1,3,3,3-hexamethyldisilazide (HMDS) were prepared and characterised, along with an unexpected and unconventional hydroxyl-incorporated sodium sodiate, [(-)-sparteine·Na(-HMDS)Na·(-)-sparteine]+[Na4(-HMDS)4(OH)]--the complex anion of which is the first inverse crown ether anion.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)5835-5837
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications (London)
Volume2009
Issue number39
Early online date6 Aug 2009
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2009

Keywords

  • (-)-sparteine
  • alkali metal
  • HMDS complexes

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