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Molecules 2016, 21(8), 990; doi:10.3390/molecules21080990

Isolation of a Cyclic (Alkyl)(amino)germylene

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Division of Chemistry and Biological Chemistry, School of Physical and Mathematical Sciences, Nanyang Technological University, Nanyang Link 21, Singapore 637371, Singapore
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NTU-CBC Crystallography Facility, Nanyang Technological University Nanyang Link 21, Singapore 637371, Singapore
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Academic Editor: Mitsuo Kira
Received: 7 July 2016 / Revised: 25 July 2016 / Accepted: 26 July 2016 / Published: 29 July 2016
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Advances in Silicon Chemistry)
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A 1,4-addition of a dichlorogermylene dioxane complex with α,β-unsaturated imine 1 gave a dichlorogermane derivative 2 bearing a GeC3N five-membered ring skeleton. By reducing 2 with KC8, cyclic (alkyl)(amino)germylene 3 was synthesized and fully characterized. Germylene 3 readily reacted with TEMPO, N2O and S8, producing the 1:2 adduct 4, the oxo-bridged dimer 5 and the sulfido-bridged dimer 6, respectively. View Full-Text
Keywords: germylene; low-valent germanium; sulfur; TEMPO; nitrous oxide germylene; low-valent germanium; sulfur; TEMPO; nitrous oxide
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Wang, L.; Lim, Y.S.; Li, Y.; Ganguly, R.; Kinjo, R. Isolation of a Cyclic (Alkyl)(amino)germylene. Molecules 2016, 21, 990.

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