Balloch, L. and Kennedy, A.R. and Mulvey, R.E. and Robertson, S.D. (2011) A mu(4)-oxide-containing a dimeric variant of a sodium dialkyl(amido)zincate reagent. Acta Crystallographica Section C: Crystal Structure Communications, 67 (7). M252-M254. ISSN 0108-2701Full text not available in this repository. (Request a copy from the Strathclyde author)
Post-metallation derivatives of the sodium dialkyl(amido)zincate reagent (TMEDA) Na(mu-TMP)Zn(Bu-t)(2) (TMEDA is N,N,N',N'-tetramethylethylenediamine and TMP is 2,2,6,6-tetramethylpiperidide) have been of structural interest due to the insight they give into aromatic metallation mechanisms. Here, the aromatic substrate is formally replaced with [ZnO](2) to give tetra-tert-butyldi-mu(4)-oxido-bis(tetramethylethylenediamine-kappa N-2,N')bis(mu(2)-2,2,6,6-tetramethylpiperidin-1-ido-kappa N-2:N)-disodiumtetrazinc hexane 0.59-solvate, [Na2Zn4(C4H9)(4)-(C9H18N)(2)O-2(C6H16N2)(2)]center dot 0.59C(6)H(14). The crystallographically centrosymmetric complex retains many of the structural features of its parent monomer but has an unusual dimeric structure, with a central planar Zn-O-Zn-O ring joined to two orthogonal near-planar Zn-O-Na-N rings through the distorted tetrahedral geometries of the oxide ions.
|Keywords:||structural basis, metalation, zincation, amide, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)|
|Subjects:||Science > Chemistry|
|Department:||Faculty of Science > Pure and Applied Chemistry|
|Depositing user:||Pure Administrator|
|Date Deposited:||14 Oct 2011 15:26|
|Last modified:||27 Apr 2016 17:20|