Z-Selective ethenolysis with a ruthenium metathesis catalyst: experiment and theory.

Abstract

The Z-selective ethenolysis activity of chelated ruthenium metathesis catalysts was investigated with experiment and theory. A five-membered chelated catalyst that was successfully employed in Z-selective cross metathesis reactions has now been found to be highly active for Z-selective ethenolysis at low ethylene pressures, while tolerating a wide variety… (More)
DOI: 10.1021/ja4010267

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