The insertions of norbornene, bicyclo[2.2.1]-hept-5-ene-endo-2-carboxylic acid ethyl ester, bicyclo-[2.2.1]hept-5-ene-exo-2-carboxylic acid ethyl ester, and bicyclo[2.2.1]hept-5-enyl-endo-2-methyl acetate into the palladium-methyl bond of(η 4-cycloocta-1,5-diene)chloromethylpalladium(II) were found to proceed at similar rates, with the product in every case being derived from insertion through the exo face.
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
- Organic Chemistry
- Inorganic Chemistry