Journal article

A new synthetic method to Mn carboxylate clusters: reductive fragmentation of [Mn12O12(O2CR)(16)(H2O)(4)] to [Mn8O2(O2CR)(14)(RCO2H)(4)] (R = CH2But)

C Boskovic, JC Huffman, G Christou

CHEMICAL COMMUNICATIONS | ROYAL SOC CHEMISTRY | Published : 2002

Abstract

The reaction of [Mn12O12(O2CCH2But) 16(H2O)4] (1) with a reducing agent followed by recrystallization from CH2Cl2/MeNO2 affords the novel octanuclear complex [Mn8O2(O2CCH2But) 14(ButCH2CO2H4] (2).

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