Fundamental organometallic chemistry under bimetallic influence: driving β-hydride elimination and diverting migratory insertion at Cu and Ni
Bimetallic effects on stoichiometric β-hydride elimination and migratory insertion reactions were examined. Bimetallic reaction conditions drove β-hydride elimination at Cu, while bimetallic C–B elimination occurred in the absence of β-hydrogens. The inherent migratory insertion chemistry of alkynes at Ni was diverted under bimetallic reaction conditions to favor C–H deprotonation.
- This article is part of the themed collection: Multimetallic complexes: synthesis and applications