The reaction of acetylenes with compounds containing Fe-Aryl bonds. A convenient and novel synthesis of indenones

Ian R. Butler, William R. Cullen, W. Edward Lindsell, Peter N. Preston, Steven J. Rettig

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Abstract

The reaction of diphenylacetylene with (?5-C 5H5)Fe(CO)2Ar (3) affords the indenones (4) and/or (5); a cyclohexadienyliron derivative (10) is obtained when the acetylene is 2-ethynylpyridine, the structure of which was determined by X-ray crystallography.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)439-441
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1987

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