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.
|Number of pages
|Journal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications
|Published - Jan 1 1978
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- Molecular Medicine