Highly regio- and diastereo-selective carbon-carbon bond formation reaction of unsymmetrical zirconacyclopentanes using copper salt

Tamotsu Takahashi, Yasushi Nishihara, Ryuichiro Hara, Shouquan Huo, Martin Kotora

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Reaction of unsymmetrical zirconacyclopentanes with allyl chloride or benzoyl chloride in the presence of copper chloride gave allylated or benzoylated products with high regio- and diastereo-selectivities.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1599-1600
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number17
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1997


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry

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