Synthesis and crystal structure of a unique linear homoditopic ligand bifacially complexed to lithium picrate

Leo A. Paquette, Jinsung Tae, Judith C. Gallucci

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Abstract

Preparation of the first rigid homoditopic tris(tetrahydrofuranyl) ligand with a pair of exotopic binding sites specifically tailored for effective coordination to lithium ions is described. The crystallographically defined structural parameters of the monomeric building block and a 1:2 complex of the dimer with lithium picrate reveal the unique features of these materials.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)143-146
Number of pages4
JournalOrganic Letters
Volume2
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2000 Jan 27

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Biochemistry
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry

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