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Alkoxide binding in inverse crown chemistry: rational synthesis of a series of composite alkali metal-magnesium-alkoxide-diisopropylamides

Drewette, K.J. and Henderson, K.W. and Kennedy, A.R. and Mulvey, R.E. and O'Hara, C.T. and Rowlings, R.B. (2002) Alkoxide binding in inverse crown chemistry: rational synthesis of a series of composite alkali metal-magnesium-alkoxide-diisopropylamides. Chemical Communications (London), 2002 (11). pp. 1176-1177. ISSN 0009-241X

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Abstract

A series of composite lithium- or sodium-magnesium-alkoxide-diisopropylamides of general formula [{MMg[N(Pr-i)(2)](2)OR}(2)] (where M = Li, R = Oct(n); M = Na, R = Bu-n or Oct(n)), has been synthesised rationally by treating synergic amide mixtures with the appropriate alcohol.