Ligand oxidation of small-ring aza- and thia-macrocycles involving C-H activation: crystal structures of [MeN(CH2NMe)(2)CH](2)[MX6]center dot MeCN (M = Te, X = Cl, Br; M = Sn, X = Br and [C6H11S3](2)[TeBr6]center dot MeCN)
UNSPECIFIED. (2001) Ligand oxidation of small-ring aza- and thia-macrocycles involving C-H activation: crystal structures of [MeN(CH2NMe)(2)CH](2)[MX6]center dot MeCN (M = Te, X = Cl, Br; M = Sn, X = Br and [C6H11S3](2)[TeBr6]center dot MeCN). Inorganica Chimica Acta, 317 (1-2). pp. 304-313. ISSN 0020-1693Full text not available from this repository.
Reactions of M(IV) halides with the six-membered triazacyclohexane (MeNCH2)(3), provide the ionic salts [MeN(CH2NMe)(2)CH](2)[MX6]. MeCN where M = Te, X = Cl (I); M = Te, X = Br (II) and M = Sn, X = Br (III), as confirmed by spectroscopic and single crystal X-ray diffraction studies. The individual [MeN(CH2NMe)(2)CH](+) cations contain a planar (Me)N-CH-N(Me) segment reminiscent of amidinium formation (mean): N-C, 1.31(1) ; N-C-N, 121.3(1)degrees. A plausible reaction pathway involving an incipient release of a hydride ion from a CH, unit of the bound ligand and a subsequent attack (nucleophilic) at the beta -carbon of a coordinated acetonitrile (solvent) molecule is discussed. Supporting evidence for activation of the acetonitrile via a nucleophilic attack comes from the reaction system GeBr4/(C3H7NHCOCH2CONHC3H7)-C-i-C-i/CH3CN, which provides the cationic organohydrobromide salt [CH3C(CH((CONHC3H7)-C-i)(2))(2)NH3],Br (IV). The structure of IV reveals two malonamide fragments attached to the acetonitrile residue. The reaction of TeBr4 and aneS(3) provides orange crystals of a product identified spectroscopically and by X-ray diffraction studies as the bicyclic sulphonium salt [C6H11S3],[TeBr6]. MeCN (V). A plausible reaction pathway, namely molecular oxidation with C-H activation resulting in hydride ion expulsion, is suggested. The structure of the bicyclic cation reveals a five-membered ring and a six-membered ring fused along a common S-C linkage, 1.825(6) Angstrom. The peripheral S-C bond distances lie in the range 1.800(5)- 1.822(5) Angstrom. The reaction of TeCl4 and Me-3aneN(3) in toluene gives orange crystals of the doubly-protonated ligand salt [(Me-3aneN(3))H-2][TeCl6].C6H5CH3 (VI). An extensive pattern of intra- and inter-molecular hydrogen bonding is observed. (C) 2001 Elsevier Science B.V. All rights reserved.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QD Chemistry|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Inorganica Chimica Acta|
|Publisher:||ELSEVIER SCIENCE SA|
|Date:||28 May 2001|
|Number of Pages:||10|
|Page Range:||pp. 304-313|
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