Reduction of acetylenes to (Z)-olefins by means of low-valent niobium or tantalum.

Yasutaka Kataoka, Kazuhiko Takai, Koichiro Oshima, Kiitiro Utimoto

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Abstract

Partial reduction of alkynes to (Z)-alkenes is achieved with the low-valent group 5 metal reagents prepared from MtlCl5 (Mtl = Nb or Ta) and zinc in a mixed solvent of DME (or THF) and benzene.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)365-368
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Volume31
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1990
Externally publishedYes

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Benzene
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  • Organic Chemistry
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Reduction of acetylenes to (Z)-olefins by means of low-valent niobium or tantalum. / Kataoka, Yasutaka; Takai, Kazuhiko; Oshima, Koichiro; Utimoto, Kiitiro.

In: Tetrahedron Letters, Vol. 31, No. 3, 1990, p. 365-368.

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Kataoka, Yasutaka ; Takai, Kazuhiko ; Oshima, Koichiro ; Utimoto, Kiitiro. / Reduction of acetylenes to (Z)-olefins by means of low-valent niobium or tantalum. In: Tetrahedron Letters. 1990 ; Vol. 31, No. 3. pp. 365-368.
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