Tetracarbonyl ferrate derivatives of (η6-arene)Cr(CO) 3: New reagents for carbon-carbon bond formation

Joseph A. Heppert, M. Elizabeth Thomas-Miller, Paul N. Swepston, Michael W. Extine

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The reaction of Na2[Fe(CO)4] and (η6- ClC6H5)Cr(CO)3 in tetrahydrofuran/N- methylpyrrolidinone (THF/NMP) produces Na[(η6-{(CO) 4Fe}C6H5)Cr(CO)3], while various (η6-o-LiXC6H4)Cr(CO)3 derivatives react with Fe(CO)5 to produce Li[(η6-o- {(CO)4Fe(CO)}XC6H4)Cr(CO)3] complexes.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)280-282
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications
Issue number4
StatePublished - Jan 1 1988


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