Ring-opening hydroformylation of α-cyclopropylstyrene by HMn(CO) 5, and structure of a novel Mn2(CO)91-aldehyde) complex

R. Morris Bullock, Brian J. Rappoli, Edward G. Samsel, Arnold L. Rheingold

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An η1-aldehyde complex, Mn2(CO) 9[Me(Ph)C=CHCH2CH2CHO], was isolated from the reaction of α-cyclopropylstyrene with wet HMn(CO)5; the crystal structure of this unusual compound confirmed the η1 (σ) bonding of the aldehyde oxygen as an equatorial ligand on Mn2(CO) 9.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)261-263
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1989


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  • Molecular Medicine

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