2-(O-acylhydroxycarbene)]dicobalt hexacarbonyls by carbon-to-oxygen acyl-acyl coupling

Claudia Zucchi, Erika Soós, Vilmos Galamb, Gyula Váradi, László Párkányi, Gyula Pályi

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The acylcobalt tetracarbonyls [RC(O)Co(CO)4] (1) undergo self-acylation in the presence of nBu4NI, in toluene at room temp., to yield the dinuclear μ2-acylhydroxycarbene-type complexes [{RC(O)}2Co2(CO)6] (2), Complex 2, with R = tBu, was also characterised by X-ray diffraction.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2207-2209
Number of pages3
JournalEuropean Journal of Inorganic Chemistry
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - Sep 12 2001



  • Acylations
  • Carbonyl ligands
  • Cobalt
  • Tishchenko reaction

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Inorganic Chemistry

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