Study on the Nucleophilic Addition to (η4‐Cis‐1‐Methoxy‐1,3‐Butadiene)Iron Tricarbonyl Complex

Ming‐Chang P. Yeh*, Chih‐Hong ‐H Chu, Mei‐Ling ‐L Sun, Kuo‐Ping ‐P Kang

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Reaction of the reactive carbanion with (η4‐cis‐l‐methoxy‐1,3‐butadiene)Fe(CO)3, followed by acid quenching, generates the C‐1 substitution product (27%) together with the regular C‐2 adduct (71%). A very stable ferracyclopentanone was isolated and its x‐ray diffraction analysis determined.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)547-556
Number of pages10
JournalJournal of the Chinese Chemical Society
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 1990 Dec
Externally publishedYes


  • CO insertion
  • Cine substitution
  • Reductive elimination
  • a‐methoxy elimination
  • p‐hydride elimination

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Chemistry


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