Chemistry, Ames Laboratory
Journal or Book Title
The first example of a new class of oxazoline-based scorpionate ligand, tris(4,4-dimethyl-2-oxazolinyl)phenyl borate, [ToM]−, is prepared by reaction of 2-lithio-4,4-dimethyl-2-oxazolide and 0.3 equiv of dichlorophenylborane. The steric bulk of this ligand is greater than that of tris(3,5-Me2-pyrazolyl)borate (Tp*), as quantified by comparison of solid angles of crystallographically characterized zirconium(IV) complexes.
American Chemical Society
Dunne, James Francis; Su, Jiachun; Ellern, Arkady; and Sadow, Aaron D., "A New Scorpionate Ligand: Tris(4,4-dimethyl-2-oxazolinyl)borate and Its Zirconium(IV) Complexes" (2008). Chemistry Publications. 226.