The reaction of (η5-C5H5)Mo(μ-I)(I)(NO)2] with the Hg derivatives of substituted N,N-dimethylbenzylamines [Hg(Q dmba)2] (HQ = substituted N,N-dimethylbenzylamine affords the organomolybdenum complexes [(η5-C5H5Mo(Qdmba)(I)(NO)] (2a-2e) in nearly quantitative yield as a racemic mixture of both enantiomers. When the reaction is carried out with HgS-C6H4C(H)(Me)NMe2)2, a 1 : 1 mixture of both diastereoisomers [(η5-C5H5)MoS-C6H4C(H)(Me)NMe2-2(I)(NO)] (2f-2g) is obtained. The resolution of this mixture can be accomplished by fractional crystallization in CH2Cl2/hexane. The X-ray crystal structure of the complexes (SPY-5-15-A, C)-[η5-C5H5)MoC6H2-(OCH2O)-2,3-CH2NMe2-6(I)(NO)] (2b) and (SPY-5-15-C)-[(η5-C5H5)MoS-C6H4C(H)(Me)NMe2-2(I)(NO)](2f) are reported. © 1995.
Pfeffer, M., Urriolabeitia, E. P., de Cian, A., & Fischer, J. (1995). Synthesis and characterization of asymmetric C,N-cyclometallated complexes of Mo(II). X-ray crystal structures of [η5-C5H5)MoC6H2-(OCH2O)-2,3-CH2NMe2-6(I)(NO)] and [(η5-C5H5)MoS-C6H4CH(Me)NMe2-2(I)(NO)]. Journal of Organometallic Chemistry, 494(1–2), 187–193. https://doi.org/10.1016/0022-328X(95)05429-S