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Durham University

Department of Biosciences


Publication details for Prof. Ehmke Pohl

Colgin, N., Tatum, N.J., Pohl, E., Cobb, S.L. & Sandford, G. (2012). Synthesis and molecular structure of a perfluorinated pyridyl carbanion. Journal of Fluorine Chemistry 133: 33-37.

Author(s) from Durham


Reaction of pentafluoropyridine with sodium nitromethanide allowed the isolation and characterisation of the first perfluorinated pyridyl carbanion system, sodium nitrobis(perfluoropyridin-4-yl)methanide, by X-ray crystallography.