Interaction of fischer carbene complexes of the type W(CO)5[C(OMe)R] (R = CH3, C2H5) with acetylenes

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Abstract

W(CO)5[C(OMe)CH2R1] (R1 = H, CH3) reacts with PhC2R2 (R2 = Ph, CH3) in toluene at 100 °C to give vinyl ethers and enones. The formation of these products can be explained by an exocyclic β-hydride elimination reaction of a metallacyclobutene intermediate.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1589-1591
Number of pages3
JournalOrganometallics
Volume3
Issue number10
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1984

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