Templated assembly of a µ6-CO32− dodecanuclear lanthanum dibenzoylmethanide hydroxido cluster with concomitant formation of phenylglyoxylate

Philip C. Andrews, Tobias Beck, Craig M. Forsyth, Benjamin H. Fraser, Peter C. Junk, Massimiliano Massi, Peter W. Roesky

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Reaction of LaCl3 and dibenzoylmethane (Ph2acacH) in methanol with an excess of triethylamine resulted in the unexpected formation of a dodecanuclear hydroxo-bridged La cluster templated by CO32− and phenylglyoxylate (Phgly), as determined by X-ray crystallography.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)5651-5654
Number of pages4
JournalDalton Transactions
Issue number48
Publication statusPublished - 4 Dec 2006

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