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Synthesis of ruthenium-olefin complexes as models of olefin metathesis reaction intermediates

Anderson, Donde R. and Hickstein, Daniel D. and Ciardulli, Louis N. and O'Leary, Daniel J. and Grubbs, Robert H. (2007) Synthesis of ruthenium-olefin complexes as models of olefin metathesis reaction intermediates. Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, 233 . 427-INOR. ISSN 0065-7727.

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The development of a model system to study ruthenium-olefin complexes relevant to the mechanism of olefin metathesis has been reported recently. Upon addn. of the ligand precursor 1,2-divinylbenzene to (H2IMes)(py2)(Cl)2Ru=CHPh (H2IMes = 1,3-dimesityl-4,5-dihydroimidazol-2-ylidene), two ruthenium-olefin adducts are formed. Based on 1H NMR spectroscopy expts. and X-ray crystallog. anal., these complexes are assigned as side-bound isomers in which the olefin and H2IMes ligands are coordinated cis to each other. Exploration of the generality of these observations through variation of the N-heterocyclic carbene ligand and the ligand precursor and will be presented.

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Grubbs, Robert H.0000-0002-0057-7817
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