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Some properties of tetraphenylmethylenediphosphine di(N-phenylimine)


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    A study was made of the reaction of tetraphenylmethylenediphosphine di(N-phenylimine) (I) and its metal derivatives with CH3I.

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    Only the monomethiodide is formed when diimine (I) is reacted with CH3I.

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Translated from Izvestiya Akademii Nauk SSSR, Seriya Khimicheskaya, No. 10, pp. 2217–2221, October, 1971.

The authors express their deep gratitude to I. P. Amiton and É. I. Fedin for taking and interpreting the NMR spectra, and to S. E. Chesnokova for the chromatographic analysis.

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Kovtun, V.Y., Gilyarov, V.A. & Kabachnik, M.I. Some properties of tetraphenylmethylenediphosphine di(N-phenylimine). Russ Chem Bull 20, 2095–2098 (1971).

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  • Tetraphenylmethylenediphosphine