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Organic Synthesis Using Transition Metal Complexes Containing π-Bonded Ligands

  1. W. H. Morris III,
  2. Lisa M. Sullivan,
  3. Matthew S. Wellons,
  4. C. M. Lukehart

Published Online: 15 MAR 2006

DOI: 10.1002/0470862106.ia170

Encyclopedia of Inorganic Chemistry

Encyclopedia of Inorganic Chemistry

How to Cite

Morris, W. H., Sullivan, L. M., Wellons, M. S. and Lukehart, C. M. 2006. Organic Synthesis Using Transition Metal Complexes Containing π-Bonded Ligands . Encyclopedia of Inorganic Chemistry. .

Author Information

  1. Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 MAR 2006

Abstract

A selective overview of reactions of transition metal π-complexes pertaining to organic synthesis applications is provided. While reactions involving nucleophilic addition to pi-coordinated ligands are emphasized, alkene insertion/elimination reactions and allyl coupling reactions are also discussed.

Keywords:

  • Heck reaction;
  • π-complexes;
  • organic synthesis applications;
  • nucleophilic addition