Reactions of (η3-allyl)tetracarbonyliron cations with the highly functionalized copper reagents RCu(CN)Znl

Ming Chang P. Yeh, Sheng I. Tau

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The addition of the highly functionalized copper reagents RCu(CN)Znl to (η3-allyl)Fe(CO)4 cations occurs mainly at the unsubstituted allyl terminus to yield the functionalized isoprenyl derivatives; with substituents on both ends of the allyl, the regular isoprenyl adducts are isolated together with ketone products which are derived from nucleophilic additions to the carbon monoxide ligands.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)13-15
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1992 Dec 1


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