Mary McPartlin

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A new cationic complex, [99mTc(tetrofosmin)2O2]+, where tetrofosmin is the ether functionalized diphosphine ligand 1,2-bis[bis(2-ethoxyethyl)phosphino]ethane, has been synthesized and evaluated for potential use in myocardial perfusion imaging. The structure of the complex has been determined by x-ray crystallography of the 99Tc analog. In comparison with(More)
Comparative X-ray crystallographic structure analyses have been carried out on seven cyclopenta[a]phenanthrenes, namely 15,16-dihydocyclopenta[a]phenanthren-17-one and its 2-, 6- and 12-methyl homologues (non-carcinogens) and the 7-and 11-methyl and 1,11-methano derivatives (carcinogens). All-valence-electron molecular-orbital calculations by the CNDO/2(More)
A new [2+2] tetra-hydrazone macrocyclic receptor was significantly amplified in a dynamic combinatorial library upon templation with alkaline earth metal ions. After optimisation the product could be isolated in 95% yield and its interaction with ions was investigated by NMR and UV-Vis spectroscopy.
The sequential treatment of Lewis acids with N,N'-bidentate ligands and thereafter with ButLi has afforded a series of hydride-encapsulating alkali metal polyhedra. While the use of Me3Al in conjunction with Ph(2-C5H4N)NH gives Ph(2-C5H4N)NAlMe2 and this reacts with MeLi in thf to yield the simple 'ate complex Ph(2-C5H4N)NAlMe3Li.thf, the employment of an(More)
Deprotonation of [Et(3)NH][C(5)(CN)(5)] with metal bases provides a very simple approach to coordination compounds containing the pentacyanocyclopentadienide anion [C(5)(CN)(5)](-) (1). The three-dimensional polymer [Na(thf)(1.5)(1)](∞) and the molecular dimer [{(tmeda)(2)Na(1)}(2)] are obtained by reaction of this precursor with NaH in the presence of thf(More)
The room-temperature reactions of stannocene, Cp*(2)Sn, with a range of primary phosphines, RPH(2), result in diphosphanes [RP(H)P(H)R]. The reactions involving Cp*(2)SnCl(2), however, result in catalytic dehydrocoupling; the first example of main group metal catalysed dehydrocoupling to be identified.
The mechanisms by which directed ortho metalation (DoM) and postmetalation processes occur when aromatic compounds are treated with mixed alkylamido aluminate i-Bu3Al(TMP)Li (TMP-aluminate 1; TMP = 2,2,6,6-tetramethylpiperidide) have been investigated by computation and X-ray diffraction. Sequential reaction of ArC(=O)N(i-Pr)2 (Ar = phenyl, 1-naphthyl) with(More)
Trimethylsilylation of 1,8-diaminonaphthalene gave 1,8-bis(trimethylsilylamino)naphthalene (1 a), which was in turn lithiated with two molar equivalents of n-butyllithium to give the tris(thf)-solvated dilithium diamide [1,8-[(Me(3)SiN)Li(thf)](2)C(10)H(6)](thf) (2 a). Metal exchange of 2 a with TlCl was carried out in two steps, via the previously(More)
The 1 : 1 reactions of [ClP(mu-NtBu)]2 with the difunctional aromatic amines 1,2-1-YH-2-NH2-C6H4 in the presence of Et3N give the dimeric phosph(III)azane macrocycles [{P(mu-NtBu)2(1-Y-2-HN-C6H4)]2, predominantly as the cis isomer in the case of Y=O (1.cis) and as the trans isomer for Y=S (2.trans). Model M.O. calculations suggest that the selection of the(More)
The boron and aluminium dimers [Me2E(micro-py)]2 [E=B (1); Al (2)] are formed as mixtures of two isomers in which the group 13 centres are coordinated by the bridging 2-py ligands in a cis or trans manner, however, in contrast to previous studies, we find that simply heating the mixtures of these isomers of and gives the more thermodynamically stable(More)