Fester, V.D., Houghton, P.J., Main, L. & Nicholson, B.K. (2007). A manganese carbonyl complex derived from the P,N-bonding ligand (2-aminophenyl)diphenylphosphine. Polyhedron, 26, 430-433.
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Thermal reaction of [H₃Mn₃(CO)₁₂] with Ph₂PC₆H₄NH₂-2 gives good yields of [Mn₂(CO)₆(PPh₂C₆H₄NH)₂], an X-ray single crystal structure determination of which reveals a P,N-chelating ligand with each of the NH groups, formed by deprotonation of the amine groups, bridging the two metal atoms.
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