Carbonyl hydrosilylation catalyzed by (ArN)Mo(H)(SiH 2Ph) (PMe 3) 3 (3) is unusual in that it does not involve the expected Si-O elimination from intermediate (ArN)Mo(SiH 2Ph)(O iPr)(PMe 3) 2 (7). Instead, 7 reversibly transfers β-CH hydrogen from the alkoxide ligand to metal.
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- Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
- Inorganic Chemistry