Reaction of Tricarbonyl(η3‐allyl)iron(0) Anions with Bromine

Ming‐Chang P. Yeh*, Kuo‐Ping ‐P Kang, Chong‐Chen ‐C Hwu

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The addition of reactive carbanions to tricarbonyl(η4‐1,3‐diene)iron(0) complexes proceeded at 23°C to give putative tricarbonyl(η3‐allyl)iron(0) anion complexes. Trapping of the reactive intermediates with bromine produced nucleophilic‐substituted tricarbonyl(η4‐1,3‐diene)iron(0) complexes.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)475-482
Number of pages8
JournalJournal of the Chinese Chemical Society
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 1991 Oct
Externally publishedYes


  • (η‐Allyl) syn/anti isomerization
  • Reductive elimination
  • Tricarbonyl(η‐allyl)iron(0) anionic complexes
  • β‐Hydride elimination

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Chemistry


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