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Structures of Complexes of Reduced Nitrogen Ligands

  • Maki Sato
  • John H. Enemark

Abstract

This chapter reviews the structural chemistry of complexes of reduced nitrogen ligands. The scope is limited to complexes of molybdenum and tungsten with emphasis on results appearing since 1978. References to other reviews and earlier research can be found elsewhere.1, 2 Special attention is given to compounds which contain sulfur ligands because EXAFS data indicate that the molybdenum atoms in nitrogenase are ligated by sulfur atoms.3

Keywords

Nitrogen Fixation Perspective View Select Bond Distance Nitrosyl Complex Molybdenum Atom 
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Abbreviations

But

t-butyl

CH2PyMe

deprotonated 2,6-dimethylpyridine

Cp

cyclopentadienyl

dedtc

diethyldithiocarba-mato

dmdtc

dimethyldithiocarbamato

dppe

1,2-diphenylphosphinoethane

Et

ethyl

HB(3,5-Mepz)

hydrotris(3,5-dimethylpyrazolyl)-borate

M

metal

Me

methyl

Ph

phenyl

quin

quinolin-8-olate

TTPL meso

tetratolylporphyrin.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Maki Sato
    • 1
  • John H. Enemark
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of ChemistryUniversity of ArizonaTucsonUSA

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