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Organogermane Cross-Coupling Agent
The cross-coupling reaction is a highly useful methodology for the formation of carbon-carbon bonds. It involves two reagents, with one typically being a suitable organometallic reagent - the nucleophile - and the other a suitable organic substrate, normally an unsaturated halide, tosylate or similar - the electrophile.
Vinyltriethylgermane; Triethylvinylgermane; Ethenyltriethylgermane; Triethyl(ethenyl)germane
Boiling Point: 152°
Molecular Weight: 186.82
Specific Gravity: 1.005
Flashpoint: 32°C (90°F)
HMIS Key: 2-4-0-X
Refractive Index: 1.4501
Application: Oligomerizes with butadiene in presence of NiCl2-Et2AlCl-Ph3P.1
Undergoes Diels-Alder reactions.2
Reacts with Fischer carbene complexes to form germyl enol ethers.3
Reference: 1. Rafikov, S. Izv. Akad. Nauk. Ser. Khim. 1982, 920.
2. Salimgareeva, I. et al. Dokl. Nauk. 1981, 261, 118.
3. Barluenga, J. et al. Organometallics 1997, 16, 4525.