What lithiates what? In a reaction between Ph2NH and excess nBuLi the aggregate 1 comprising nBuLi, monolitiated amine, and doubly lithiated amine units forms. The structure (see picture) raises interesting questions about lithiation reaction mechanisms.
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Angewandte Chemie (International Edition in English)|
|Publication status||Published - 16 Jun 1997|
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