Regiospecific, diastereospecific and enantiospecific nucleophilic additions to chiral monosubstituted alkene complexes of the formula [(η5-C5H5)Re(NO)(PPh3)(H2CCHR)]+ BF4− Academic Article uri icon


  • Monosubstituted alkene complexes [(η5-C5H5)Re(NO)(PPh3)(H2CCHR)]+ BF4- and (CH3)2 CuLi react to give β-branched alkyl complexes (η5-C5H5)Re(NO)(PPh3)(CH2CH(CH3)R) as described in the title. The methyl group adds to the alkene face anti to the rhenium. © 1990.

author list (cited authors)

  • Peng, T., & Gladysz, J. A.

citation count

  • 8

publication date

  • January 1990