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[Show abstract][Hide abstract] ABSTRACT: Acylzirconocene chloride complex as an acyl group donor reacts with ω-carbonyl α,β-enones or with bis-enones to give carbocyclic compounds under 10mol% Pd(OAc)2-catalyzed conditions, and each reaction was accelerated by the addition of a stoichiometric amount of Me2Zn. The formation of the carbocycles from ω-carbonyl α,β-enones was considered to be a result of a series of reactions; (i) the formation of Pd(II)-intermediate by an electron transfer from the Pd(0)-catalyst to an α,β-enone function in an initial step, (ii) an acyl group transfer from the acylzirconocene complex to the Pd(II)-intermediate (transmetalation), (iii) the reductive elimination of Pd(0)-metal, and (iv) an intramolecular addition of metal enolate to ω-carbonyl group. On the other hand, the reaction of bis-enones with acylzirconocene chloride under the identical condition afforded reductive cyclization product, bicyclo[3.3.0] octane derivatives, in which acyl group from acylzirconocene complex was not incorporated.
No preview · Article · Oct 2007 · Journal of Organometallic Chemistry
[Show abstract][Hide abstract] ABSTRACT: NiCl2(PPh3)2-catalyzed reactions of 1,6-ynal or 1,6-enyne compounds with n-nonanoylzirconocene chloride afforded stereoselectively cyclopentane derivatives or bicyclo[3.1.0] compounds by catalytic cyclization/acylation reactions, which would involve (i) the primary formation of a metallacycle followed by (ii) the transfer of an acyl group from the acylzirconocene complex (transmetalation).
No preview · Article · Mar 2006 · Tetrahedron Letters
[Show abstract][Hide abstract] ABSTRACT: The acylzirconocene chloride complex as an acyl group donor reacts with omega-unsaturated alpha,beta-enones and -ynones under Pd-Me(2)Zn(Me(2)AlCl)-catalyzed conditions to give stereoselectively bicyclo[3.3.0] compounds through (i) formation of a Pd(II) intermediate by an oxidative addition of the Pd(0) catalyst to an enone function, (ii) cyclization of the Pd intermediate to an omega-unsaturated group, (iii) an acyl group transfer from zirconium to Pd metal, (iv) reductive elimination of the Pd metal, and (v) intramolecular cis-selective aldol reaction. [reaction: see text]