The Stereochemistry of Organometallic Compounds. XXIV Nickel(0)-Catalysed Additions of Hydrogen Cyanide to Alkynes

W. Roy Jackson, Craig G. Lovel

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Hydrogen cyanide will add to alkynes bearing a wide range of substituents with cis stereospecificity, high regioselectivity, and in moderate-to-good yields, when the reaction is catalysed by tetrakis-(triphenyl phosphite)nickel(0).

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1975-1982
Number of pages8
JournalAustralian Journal of Chemistry
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1983

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