Synthesis of Tricyclic Skeletons Mediated by (Diene)Fe(CO)3 Complexes

Ming Chang P. Yeh*, Li Wen Chuang

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Sequential additions of carbon nucleophiles to the (η5-pentadienyl)Fe(CO)3 cation afforded tricyclo[,6]undecane, tricyclo[,6]dodecane, tricyclo[,7]dodecane and tricyclo[,7]-tridecane derivatives. The same strategy can also be applied to construct heterotricyclic skeletons.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)291-297
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of the Chinese Chemical Society
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1997


  • Diene iron complex
  • Heterotricycles
  • Tricyclic compound
  • Triquinane

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Chemistry


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