Clegg, W. and Horsburgh, L. and Mulvey, Robert and Ross, M.J. (1995) Crystal Structure of Dilithioacetylacetone: A Twenty-Four Vertex Li-O Cage Molecule with Limited Li–C(terminal) Bonding and Selective THF Solvation. Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 34 (11). pp. 1233-1234. ISSN 1433-7851Full text not available in this repository. (Request a copy from the Strathclyde author)
The true nature of “dicarbanion” synthetic intermediates generated by dilithiation of a β-diketone is unveiled by an X-ray crystallographic study of an acetylacetone (acac) derivative. A notable feature of its (LiO)12 cage structure is its three coordinatively distinct acac dianions, one of which (shown schematically on the right) surprisingly exhibits (μ4O)–Li4 bonding, as well as a LiC(H2) contact.
|Keywords:||cage compounds, enolates, lithium compounds, structure elucidation, lithium, pinacolone, Chemistry|
|Subjects:||Science > Chemistry|
|Department:||Faculty of Science > Pure and Applied Chemistry|
|Depositing user:||Pure Administrator|
|Date Deposited:||05 Mar 2012 15:00|
|Last modified:||27 Apr 2016 18:20|