The stereoselectivity of metathesis of various olefins (cis- or trans-RCH=CHMe) decreases with increasing bulk of the R groups; this corresponds to an increased randomness of the various modes of olefin co-ordination to the metallo-carbene intermediate.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||Journal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications|
|State||Published - Jan 1 1978|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Molecular Medicine