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Chemistry Forums for Students => Inorganic Chemistry Forum => Topic started by: Phalcone42 on April 17, 2019, 06:11:51 PM

Title: Synthesis of Calcium/Magnesium Acac under non-aqueous conditions.
Post by: Phalcone42 on April 17, 2019, 06:11:51 PM

I have a molecule of interest (MOI) that possess an functional group similar to acetylacetone, and multiple hydroxyl groups. I would like to form a coordination compound with either Calcium or Magnesium at the Acac group. The MOI is not soluble in water and a later reactant is not stable in the presence of water, so the reaction has to be anhydrous.

Does anyone have any suggestions/reaction procedures for how I can go about making this complex?
I am not familiar with many Coordination reactions, having only taken Inorganic Chem I.