A mixed organozinc-diorganophosphide complex containing protic phosphine ligands bonded to zinc

Matthew G. Davidson, Andrew J. Edwards, Michael A. Paver, Paul R. Raithby, Christopher A. Russell, Alexander Steiner, Kerry L. Verhorevoort, Dominic S. Wright

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Metallation of diphenylphosphine with ZnEt2 (5:3 equiv.) in thf produces {[EtZn(μ-PPh2)]3·(HPPh 2)2·thf} 1, which is shown by X-ray crystallography to have a Zn3P3 core in which Ph2PH ligands act as donors to two of the zinc centres.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1989-1990
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications
Issue number19
Publication statusPublished - 31 Dec 1995

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  • Molecular Medicine

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