Activation of manganese nitrido complexes by Brønsted and Lewis acids. Crystal structure and asymmetric alkene aziridination of a chiral salen manganese nitrido complex

Chi Ming Ho, Tai Chu Lau, Hoi Lun Kwong, Wing Tak Wong

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Styrene is readily converted to 2-phenylaziridine by salen manganese(v) nitrido complexes in the presence of Brønsted or Lewis acids such as F3CCO2H or BF3, the crystal structure of a chiral manganese nitrido complex that can perform asymmetric alkene aziridination has been determined.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2411-2413
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society - Dalton Transactions
Issue number15
Publication statusPublished - 7 Aug 1999
Externally publishedYes

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