Despite its preferred equatorial conformation in the solid state and in solution, the cis,cis-trispiro ether 1 binds readily and strongly to lithium ions. The 2:1 sandwich complex 2 is initially formed and transformed progressively into the 1:1 species 3 upon the addition of more LiClO4.
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Angewandte Chemie - International Edition|
|Publication status||Published - 1999 May 17|
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