Stereomanipulation of (η5-1-Arylcyclohexadienyl)iron Complexes

Anson, CE, Malkov, AV, Roe, C, Sandoe, EJ and Stephenson, GR (2008) Stereomanipulation of (η5-1-Arylcyclohexadienyl)iron Complexes. European Journal of Organic Chemistry, 2008 (1). pp. 196-213. ISSN 1434-193X

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A crystallographic investigation comparing five 1-aryl-substituted tricarbonyl[(1–5-?)-cyclohexadienyl]iron(1+) salts demonstrates that introducing additional electron density on the aromatic ring increases p overlap between the arene and the cyclohexadienyl ligand, thus flattening the structures sufficiently to make available a conformation in which nucleophiles can approach the site of substitution, despite the steric blockade of o-benzyl substituents.

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Faculty \ School: Faculty of Science > School of Chemistry
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Depositing User: Rachel Smith
Date Deposited: 29 Mar 2011 11:41
Last Modified: 28 Oct 2019 15:40
DOI: 10.1002/ejoc.200700919

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