Reactive alkoxide complexes of groups 6 and 7 metals

E Hevia, J Perez, L Riera, V Riera, D Miguel

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Easily available alkoxo complexes [M(OR)(CO)(3)(bipy)] (M = Mn, Re) and [Mo(OR)(eta(3)-C3H5)(CO)(2)(phen)] react with dimethylacetylenedicarboxylate (DALA-D) to afford the Z-alkenyls resulting from DMAD insertion into the M-OR bonds. Evidence suggesting a nondissociative mechanism is presented.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1750-1752
Number of pages3
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - 29 Apr 2002


  • x-ray structure
  • carbon dioxide
  • oxygen bonds
  • carbanions

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