Dipyridylketone binding and subsequent C-C bond insertion reactions at cyclopentadienylrhodium

C Godard, S B Duckett, S Parsons, R N Perutz

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UV irradiation of a solution of (eta(5)-C5H5)bis(ethene)rhodium in the presence of 2,2'-dipyridylketone yields (eta(5)-C5H5)Rh(kappa(2)-N, O-2,2'-dipyridylketone) which inserts ethene to yield a bicyclic oxametallacyclopentane.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2332-2333
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number18
Publication statusPublished - 21 Sep 2003

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