Reversible Insertion Reactions of a Platinum Germylene Complex

Kyle E. Litz, Kenneth Henderson, Randall W. Gourley, Mark M. Banaszak Holl

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Dihydrogen and carbon dioxide react reversibly with the three-coordinate complex (Et3P)2PtGe[N(SiMe3)2]2. These reactions demonstrate the ability of germylenes to act as strong supporting ligands, while introducing new modes of reactivity via formal Ge(II) / Ge(IV) interconversion.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)5008-5010
Number of pages3
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1995
Externally publishedYes

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