Bridged Ferrocenes. 9. Lithiation and Subsequent Reactions of 1,1′-Trimethyleneferrocene

Manny Hillman, Linda Matyevich, Etsuko Fujita, Uttam Jagwani, Jefferson McGowan

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Dilithiation of a trimethylene-bridged ferrocene with n-butyllithium and TMEDA selectively metalated the ring at the 2,2′- or the 3,3′-positions. The dilithio derivatives were converted to the dicarboxylic acid, the dibromo, and the diiodo derivatives.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1226-1229
Number of pages4
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1982

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Inorganic Chemistry

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