Synthesis of the mixed lithium-potassium-(bis)magnesium N-metallated / N, C-dimetallated amide [Li2K2Mg4 {But(Me3Si)N} 4{But[Me2(H2C)Si]N}4]: an inverse crown molecule with an atomless cavity

G.C. Forbes, F.R. Kenley, A.R. Kennedy, R.E. Mulvey, C.T. O'Hara, J.A. Parkinson

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Abstract

Unlike previous members of the inverse crown family, which are heterobimetallic and have cationic rings surrounding anionic cores, the title compound is heterotrimetallic and its "guest" anion is intramolecularly stitched into the complex fused-ring structure of its cationic "host".
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1140-1141
Number of pages1
JournalChemical Communications (London)
Volume2003
Issue number10
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 17 Apr 2003

Keywords

  • inverse crown family
  • heterobimetallic
  • cationic rings surrounding anionic cores
  • heterotrimetallic
  • guest anion
  • intramolecularly
  • cationic

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