Graphical Abstracts Vol. 64b (2009)
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Cover Page
Preface to the Celebration Issue for Professor Hubert Schmidbaur on the Occasion of his 75th Birthday
N. W. Mitzel, R. Pöttgen, G. Maas, T. Lindel, A. Schier, G. Müller, and T. Greifeld
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Metal Complexes of Biologically Important Ligands, CLXXII. Metal Ions and Metal Complexes as Protective Groups of Amino Acids and Peptides - Reactions at Coordinated Amino Acids
W. Beck
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Original Communications

Electronic and Geometric Structure of the Cluster Compound Au55[P(C6H5)3]12Cl6. A Computational Study
A. Genest, S. Krüger, and N. Rösch
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An Improved Gas Electron Diffractometer - The Instrument, Data Collection, Reduction and Structure Refinement Procedures
R. J. F. Berger, M. Hoffmann, S. A. Hayes, and N. W. Mitzel
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The Gas-phase Structure of the Hexasilsesquioxane Si6O9(OSiMe3)6
D. A. Wann, A. M. Reilly, F. Rataboul, P. D. Lickiss, and D. W. H. Rankin
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"...and honour their art!" - Evaluation of Historical and New Routes to 1,5-Dihydroxy-6-oxo-1,6-dihydropyridine-2-carboxylic Acid and 1,3-Dihydroxy-2-oxo-3-pyrroline-4-carboxylic Acid (In German)
D. Wiedemann and A. Grohmann
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Ethylene-bridged Mesoporous Organosilicas with Hexagonal and Cubic Symmetry
Y. Liang, E. S. Erichsen, M. Hanzlik, and R. Anwander
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Size-controlled Synthesis of Gold Nanoparticles by Thermolysis of a Gold(I)-Sulfide Complex in the Presence of Alkylamines
M. Yamamoto, Y. Kashiwagi, and M. Nakamoto
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Solvothermal Synthesis, Crystal Structure and Properties of [Mg(en)3][Sb4S7] - the First Thioantimonate(III) Containing a Main Group Metal Complex Cation as Structure Director
E. Quiroga-González, C. Näther, and W. Bensch
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Sn94- Zintl Ions as Reactive Precursor for Neat Solids: Syntheses and Crystal Structures of Rb4[SnTe4], KxCs4-x[SnTe4], and KxCs10-x[Sn4Te12]
J.-Q. Wang, V. Hlukhyy, and T. F. Fässler
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Synthesis and Crystal Structure of M([12]crown-4)2O3 · 1.5 NH3 with M = K, Rb
H. Nuss and M. Jansen
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Cs3NdSi8O19 and Cs6Nd2Si21O48: Two Caesium-containing Oxosilicates of Neodymium in Comparison (In German)
M. C. Schäfer and T. Schleid
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High-pressure Synthesis and Crystal Structure of the Borate Sc3B5O12
S. C. Neumair and H. Huppertz
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Intermediate-valent Ce23Ru7Mg4 and RE23Ru7Mg4 (RE = La, Pr, Nd) with Pr23Ir7Mg4-type Structure
S. Linsinger, M. Eul, W. Hermes, R.-D. Hoffmann, and R. Pöttgen
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An Extension of Pnictide Oxide Chemistry - Salt Flux Synthesis and Structure of La5Cu4As4O4Cl2
M. Eul, D. Johrendt, and R. Pöttgen
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Novel Synthetic Routes to s-Block Metal 2,5-Diphenylphospholides and Crystal Structures of the Bis(tetrahydrofuran) Complexes of the Potassium, Calcium, and Strontium Derivatives
K. Wimmer, C. Birg, R. Kretschmer, T. M. A. Al-Shboul, H. Görls, S. Krieck, and M. Westerhausen
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New Organogallium Peroxides
W. Uhl, M. R. Halvagar, H. R. Bock, B. Jasper-Peter, and M. Layh
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Synthesis and Solid-state Structures of 1,3- and 1,4-Bis(diethylgallyl)benzene
J. Izundu, P. Jutzi, B. Neumann, H. Sielemann, and H.-G. Stammler
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Synthesis and Properties of 2-(Dimesitylboryl)benzylideneamines
Z. García-Hernández and F. P. Gabbaï
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Synthesis, Structure and Bonding in Triorganogermyl-alanes and Triphenylgermyl-aluminates
T. Habereder, H. Nöth, and M. Suter
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Solid-state and Solution Studies on a b-Diketiminate Zinc Hydride Complex
S. Schulz, T. Eisenmann, D. Schuchmann, M. Bolte, M. Kirchner, R. Boese, J. Spielmann, and S. Harder
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1,3,2-Diazaphospha-[3]ferrocenophanes. Molecular Structures and Multinuclear Magnetic Resonance Studies
B. Wrackmeyer, E. V. Klimkina, and W. Milius
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Synthesis and Characterization of [3]Ferrocenophane-derived P,P-Chelate Ligand Gold Complexes Featuring an Aurophilic Interaction
G. Lübbe, C. Nilewski, G. Kehr, R. Fröhlich, and G. Erker
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Structure and Reactivity of (h5-Cyclopentadienyl)(triphenylphosphine)(undecamethylcyclohexasilyl)nickel(II)-Hexane (2/1)
F. Hoffmann, U. Böhme, and G. Roewer
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Hexaphosphaferrocene [Fe(\eTa5-P3C2{t}Bu2)2] as a Connecting Moiety in Oligomeric and Polymeric Compounds
A. Schindler, M. Zabel, J. F. Nixon, and M. Scheer
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Synthetic Access to a Novel Binaphthyl Ligand Bearing a Phosphine and a Triazole Donor Site
C. May, Y. Sun, G. Wolmershäuser, and W. R. Thiel
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Dinuclear Gold Complexes of Two Simple but Underutilized Dicarbanionic Ligand Types
K. Coetzee, C. E. Strasser, S. Cronje, and H. G. Raubenheimer
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Silver and Gold Complexes with Benzimidazolin-2-ylidene Ligands
M. C. Jahnke, J. Paley, F. Hupka, J. J. Weigand, and F. E. Hahn
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Trinuclear Mixed-valent Gold Complexes Derived from 2-C6F4PPh2: Phosphine Oxide Complexes of Gold(III) and an ortho-Metallated] Complex of Gold(I)
M. A. Bennett, N. Mirzadeh, S. H. Privér, J. Wagler, and S. K. Bhargava
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Complexes of Gold(I) with a Chiral Diphosphine Ligand: A Polymer with Both Au···Ag and Ag···Ag Metallophilic Bonds
C. A. Wheaton, M. C. Jennings, and R. J. Puddephatt
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IR Spectroscopy of Two Polymorphs of Copper(I) Thiocyanate and of Complexes of Copper(I) Thiocyanate with Thiourea and Ethylenethiourea
G. A. Bowmaker and J. V. Hanna
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An Octanuclear Gold(I) Cube with Amidinate Ligands Containing Two Hyper-coordinate Ylide Carbon Atoms
D. Y. Melgarejo, G. M. Chiarella, A. A. Mohamed, and J. P. Fackler, Jr.
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Construction of Luminescent Gold(I) Aryl Thiolates via Isonitrilegold(I) Complexes: Influence of Synthetic Methodology and the Thiolate Ligand on Structure and Properties
R. E. Bachman and S. A. Bodolosky-Bettis
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Vapochromism in Complexes of Stoichiometry [Au2Ag2R4L2]n
E. J. Fernández, A. Laguna, J. M. López-de-Luzuriaga, M. E. Olmos, and R. C. Puelles
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Gold(I) Complexes Bearing P∩N-Ligands: An Unprecedented Twelve-membered Ring Structure Stabilized by Aurophilic Interactions
U. Monkowius, M. Zabel, M. Fleck, and H. Yersin
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Luminescent Silver(I) and Copper(I) Systems Containing Pyridyl Phosphine Bridges
O. Crespo, M. C. Gimeno, A. Laguna, and C. Larraz
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Synthesis and Characterization of a Three-dimensional Coordination Polymer Based on Copper(II) Nitrate and a Tridentate Tetrazole Ligand
V. Hartdegen, T. M. Klapötke, and S. M. Sproll
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Structural Variations in Tetrasilver(I) Complexes of Pyrazolate-bridged Compartmental N-Heterocyclic Carbene Ligands
M. Georgiou, S. Wöckel, V. Konstanzer, S. Dechert, M. John, and F. Meyer
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Cleavage of an Iron-Silicon Bond by Hexamethylphosphoric Triamide: Synthesis and Characterization of [SiCl3(HMPA)3]+[Fe(CO)4SiCl3]-
V. A. Du, S. O. Baumann, G. N. Stipicic, and U. Schubert
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Selective Si-O-Si Bond Cleavage as Synthetic Access to Functionalized, Hydrolysis-stable Zinc Silanolates
C. Däschlein and C. Strohmann
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Synthesis and Heat Resistance of Arylenedioxy-organosilanylene Polymers with Adamantane Units
T. Maehara, H. Hashimoto, and J. Ohshita
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Silicon(IV) Chelates of an (ONN')-Tridentate Pyrrole-2-Carbaldimine Ligand: Syntheses, Structures and UV/Vis Properties
D. Gerlach, A. W. Ehlers, K. Lammertsma, and J. Wagler
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Stereochemistry of Disilanylene-containing Cyclic Compounds - Synthesis and Palladium-catalyzed Reactions of cis- and trans-3,4-Benzo-1,2-diisopropyl-1,2-dimethyl-1,2-disilacyclobut-3-ene
A. Naka, J. Sakata, J. Ikadai, H. Kawasaki, J. Ohshita, E. Miyazaki, A. Kunai, K. Yoshizawa, and M. Ishikawa
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Tin-containing Indane and Tetralin Derivatives
E. Zarl, J. H. Albering, R. C. Fischer, M. Flock, D. Genser, B. Seibt, and F. Uhlig
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Molecular Structure and UV Absorption Spectra of OH and NH2 Derivatives of Dodecamethylcyclohexasilane: A Combined Experimental and Computational Study
Harald Stueger, G. Fuerpass, J. Baumgartner, T. Mitterfellner, and M. Flock
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Enantioselective Hydrosilylation with a Chiral N-Heterocyclic Carbene Complex of Rhodium(I)
S. C. Zinner, M. Zhang-Preße, W. A. Herrmann, and F. E. Kühn
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Improved Conversion of Dihydrooroidin to Oroidin and Ugibohlin
R.-P. Moldovan and T. Lindel
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Novel Betaines of the Hexaalkylguanidinio-carboxylate Type
M. Walter and G. Maas
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Thienopyridone Antibacterials V. Synthesis of Some N(7)-Azacyclohexyl-4-oxothieno[2,3-b]pyridine-5-carboxylic Acids and Related Congeners
H. I. Al-Jaber, M. M. El-Abadelah, S. S. Sabri, T. H. Al-Tel, and W. Voelter
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A Triple Newman-Kwart Rearrangement at a Fully Substituted Benzene Ring
H. Theil, R. Fröhlich, and T. Glaser
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Stereoselective Synthesis of Bromopiperidinones and their Conversion to Annulated Heterocycles
S. Knauer, M. Weymann, and H. Kunz
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Aqua Group Acidity in Complexes of the Type trans-[Pt(NH3)2(L)(H2O)]2+ (with L = Substituted Pyridines). Linear, yet Weak Dependence of pKa of the Aqua Ligand from L~Basicity
A. Galstyan, W.-Z. Shen, and B. Lippert
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