Synthesis and structural characterization of the homoleptic magnesium bis zincate complex Mg(thf) 6[Zn(CH2Ph)3]2

Evelien Rijnberg, Johann T B H Jastrzebski, Jaap Boersma, Huub Kooijman, Anthony L. Spek, Gerard Van Koten*

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Abstract

The addition of Mg(CH2Ph)2(thf)2 to a thf solution of Zn(CH2Ph)2 yields the zincate complex Mg(thf)6[Zn(CH2Ph)3]2 (1), which has been characterized by X-ray crystallography and NMR. Complex 1 is cleaved by tmeda into a 1:2 mixture of Mg(CH2Ph)2(tmeda) and Zn(CH2Ph)2(tmeda).

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)181-185
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Organometallic Chemistry
Volume541
Issue number1-2
Publication statusPublished - 15 Aug 1997

Keywords

  • Anionic complex
  • Magnesium
  • Organozinc
  • Zincate

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