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Carboberyllation: addition of organoberyllium species to alkenes and alkynes. A comparison with carboboration

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posted on 30.04.2021, 04:55 by Terri Field-Theodore, Shannon A Couchman, David Wilson, Jason Dutton
The potential for carbometallation reactions between organoberyllium and model alkenes and alkynes has been investigated in a computational study. Results indicate that barriers for carbometallation reactions between BeR and alkynes are as low as 100 kJ mol , and much lower than corresponding reactions with MgR . In contrast to carboboration reactions with BR , with organoberyllium 1,2-addition is favoured over 1,1-addition. It is concluded that carbometallation reactions with beryllium are likely feasible, and that the reaction between BePh and alkynes provides the best opportunity for the first experimental observation of carboberyllation.

History

Publication Date

01/01/2017

Journal

Dalton Transactions

Volume

46

Issue

24

Pagination

7p. (p. 7686-7692)

Publisher

Royal Society of Chemistry

ISSN

1477-9226

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