Reduction of terminal alkynes mediated by tris(2,2'-bipyridine)cobalt(I)

Reitsma, David A., and Keene, F. Richard (1994) Reduction of terminal alkynes mediated by tris(2,2'-bipyridine)cobalt(I). Organometallics, 13 (4). pp. 1351-1354.

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In buffered aqueous ethanolic solution, phenylacetylene is reduced to styrene by [Co(bpy)₃]⁺ (bpy = 2,2'-bipyridine). In solutions of lower proton availability the predominant products were oligomeric, including coupled species such as 1,4-diphenylbutenyne.

Item ID: 22806
Item Type: Article (Research - C1)
ISSN: 1520-6041
Keywords: crystal-structure; complexes; hydrogenation; 1-alkynes; water; trans
Date Deposited: 16 Aug 2012 04:24
FoR Codes: 03 CHEMICAL SCIENCES > 0302 Inorganic Chemistry > 030207 Transition Metal Chemistry @ 100%
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