Dimerization of Terminal Aryl Alkynes Catalyzed by Iron(II) Amine-Pyrazolyl Tripodal Complexes with E/Z Selectivity Controlled by tert-Butoxide
Lin, Ting Ting
Albawardi, Saad Fahad
Hor, T. S. Andy
KAUST DepartmentChemical Science Program
Homogeneous Catalysis Laboratory (HCL)
KAUST Catalysis Center (KCC)
Physical Science and Engineering (PSE) Division
Online Publication Date2018-05-09
Print Publication Date2018-05-31
Permanent link to this recordhttp://hdl.handle.net/10754/627897
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AbstractThe catalytic activity of iron(II) complexes with functionalized amine-pyrazolyl tripodal ligands toward dimerization of terminal alkynes in the presence a base (KOtBu or NaOtBu) has been studied. An unusual E/Z selectivity of the reaction determined by tert-butoxide was observed.
CitationXue F, Song X, Lin TT, Munkerup K, Albawardi SF, et al. (2018) Dimerization of Terminal Aryl Alkynes Catalyzed by Iron(II) Amine-Pyrazolyl Tripodal Complexes with E/Z Selectivity Controlled by tert-Butoxide. ACS Omega 3: 5071–5077. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acsomega.8b00539.
SponsorsWe are grateful to the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*Star) of Singapore (R-143-000-566-305 and IMRE/16-1C0131), GlaxoSmithKline (R-143-000-492-592) and KAUST for financial support. The computation work was supported by the A*STAR Computational Resource Centre through the use of the high-performance computing facilities and by KAUST.
PublisherAmerican Chemical Society (ACS)