Unusual stereoselectivities in olefin metathesis

Michel Leconte, J. L. Bilhou, W. Reimann, Jean-Marie Maurice Basset*

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The stereoselectivity of metathesis of various olefins (cis- or trans-RCH=CHMe) decreases with increasing bulk of the R groups; this corresponds to an increased randomness of the various modes of olefin co-ordination to the metallo-carbene intermediate.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)341-342
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications
Issue number8
StatePublished - Jan 1 1978

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  • Molecular Medicine


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