Catalytic head-to-head alkyne dimerization to give Z-enynes.

Chul Ho Jun, Zheng Lu, Robert H. Crabtree

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The catalyst [Ir(biph)(PMe3)3Cl] (biph = biphenyl-2,2′-diyl) gives head-to-head dimerization of 1-alkynes to the corresponding Z-enynes.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)7119-7120
Number of pages2
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number47
Publication statusPublished - 1992 Nov 17

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry


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