Synthesis and structural characterisation of a magnesium bisenolate: a tetrameric (Mg2O2)(2) chain terminated by solvating ketone

J.F. Allan, K.W. Henderson, A.R. Kennedy, S.J. Teat

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Abstract

A reactive magnesium enolate intermediate has been identified containing the remarkable composition of four metals, eight enolates (six bridging and two terminally bound) and two unenolised ketones, and its implications in the aldol addition reaction are discussed.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1059-1060
Number of pages1
JournalChemical Communications (London)
Volume2000
Issue number12
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 26 May 2000

Keywords

  • magnesium enolate
  • metals
  • enolates
  • ketones

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