Unusual coordination of HgCl2 by a mixed oxathioether crown

John W. Sibert, Steven J. Lange, Charlotte Stern, Brian M. Hoffman*, A. G.M. Barrett

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The oxathioether crown 1,4,7,10-tetraoxa-13,16-dithiacyclooctadec-14-en-14, 15-dicarbonitrile reacts with HgCl2 to give an endocyclic complex in which macrocylic coordination to HgII in the solid state is through only the O donor atoms.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1751-1752
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications
Issue number15
StatePublished - Dec 1 1994

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