TEMPO: a novel chameleonic ligand for s-block metal amide chemistry

G.C. Forbes, A.R. Kennedy, R.E. Mulvey, P.J.A. Rodger

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The first structurally characterised examples of the nitroxide TEMPO acting as a ligand towards Li, Na or Mg are described, through a series of hexamethyldisilazide complexes which reveals a remarkable breadth of variety in structure and in the mode of ligation.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1400-1401
Number of pages1
JournalChemical Communications (London)
Issue number15
Publication statusPublished - 2001


  • magnesium nitroxide
  • Chemical biology
  • systems biology
  • -omics and more
  • molecular bio-systems

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