Manganese fischer carbene chemistry: Reactions of cpʹ(co)2mn=c(ome/oli)r with enynes, 1-hexyne, and acrylates

Thomas R. Hoye, Gretchen M. Rehberg

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Reactions of the title carbene complexes, both the neutral methoxy (1a,b) and anionic “lithoxy” (1c) versions, with α,ω-enynes 2 give the bicyclic cyclopropanes 3. The anion also reacts with 1-hexyne to give the butenolide 5 and with acrylate esters to give the γ-keto esters 8.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)3014-3015
Number of pages2
Issue number12
StatePublished - Jan 1 1990


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