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Lewis base stabilized lithium TMP-aluminates: an unexpected fragmentation and capture reaction involving cyclic ether 1,4-dioxane

Mulvey, R.E. and Kennedy, A.R. and Klett, J. and Hevia, E. and Garcia Alvarez, Joaquin (2007) Lewis base stabilized lithium TMP-aluminates: an unexpected fragmentation and capture reaction involving cyclic ether 1,4-dioxane. Chemical Communications (London) (23). pp. 2402-2404. ISSN 0009-241X

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Abstract

Three Lewis base variations of the synthetically useful aluminate [L?Li(TMP)(iBu)Al(iBu)2], where L is TMPH, Et3N or PhC(LO)NiPr2, are reported, together with the reaction of the benzamide complex with 1,4-dioxane, which surprisingly leads to fragmentation of the cyclic ether and capture of its alkoxy vinyl ether residue within a novel dilithium dialuminium hexaalkyl aggregate.