Ligand Exchange in Mixed Organocuprate(I) π‑Complexes
2012-11-26T00:00:00Z (GMT) by
π-Complexes of mixed organocuprate(I) reagents with α,β-unsaturated carbonyl compounds can undergo ligand exchange to give the corresponding homocuprate–olefin π-complexes. The mechanism of this metathesis, which has profound implications for synthetic applications, involves a second-order reaction of the mixed cuprate with the mixed cuprate–olefin π-complex.
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