First Four‐Membered Metallacycles of Rhenium

Henricus J.R. de Boer, Bartholomeus J.J. van de Heisteeg, Martina Flöel, Wolfgang A. Herrmann, Otto S. Akkerman, Friedrich Bickelhaupt

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The rhenacyclobutanes 2 and 3, obtained from the oxorhenium(v) complex 1, have model character for the intermediates of olefin metathesis. Both compounds are thermally stable, and, in the 1H‐NMR spectrum, give a characteristic AX pattern for the geminal methylene protons. (Figure Presented.)

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)73-74
Number of pages2
JournalAngewandte Chemie International Edition in English
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1987


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