Iridium complex-catalyzed Pauson-Khand-type reaction of allenynes

Takanori Shibata*, Sho Kadowaki, Masaya Hirase, Kentaro Takagi

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Vaska's complex [IrCl(CO)(PPh3)2] efficiently catalyzes the intramolecular carbonylative [2+2+1] cycloaddition of allenynes. A dimethyl substituent on the allene terminus and a low partial pressure of carbon monoxide realize the selective engagement of the internal π-bond of allene.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)573-575
Number of pages3
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2003
Externally publishedYes


  • Alkynes
  • Allenes
  • Carbonylations
  • Iridium
  • Pauson-Khand reaction

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Organic Chemistry


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