Cryptocatalytic 1,2-alkene migration in a σ-alkyl palladium diene complex

Louise A. Evans, Natalie Fey, Guy C. Lloyd-Jones, Maria Munoz-Herranz, Paul A. Slatford

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Not so simple: A combination of 2H, 13C, and 108Pd labels shows that the alkene migration in a s-alkyl palladium diene complex induced by trifluoromethanesulfonic acid is not intramolecular or acid-mediated, but instead requires a self-generated palladium hydride species (see scheme; Tf=triflate).
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)6262-6265
Number of pages4
JournalAngewandte Chemie-International Edition
Issue number34
Publication statusPublished - 2009

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