[(C3H4N2)(2)Au]Cl-a bis protic gold(I)-NHC

Institut für Anorganische Chemie und Strukturchemie, Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf, Universitätsstr. 1, D-40225, Düsseldorf, Germany.
Dalton Transactions (Impact Factor: 4.2). 11/2010; 40(1):35-7. DOI: 10.1039/c0dt01089h
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The gold(I) bis-NHC (NHC = imidazol-2-ylidene) parent compound was synthesised in high yield by a three step reaction starting from imidazole. The compound is highly water soluble and stable in concentrated hydrochloric acid.

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