Nickel(0) catalysed additions of hydrogen cyanide to alkynes: Stereochemistry, mechanism, and preparative application

W. Roy Jackson, Craig G. Lovel

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The addition of hydrogen cyanide to both terminal and disubstituted acetylenes occurs with cis-stereospecificity in moderate to excellent yields when catalysed by a nickel(0) complex.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1231-1232
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications
Issue number21
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1982

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