A Facile Formation of π-Allylplatinum Complexes by Decarboxylation of Allyloxycarbonylplatinum Complexes: Importance of π-Olefin Coordination in π-Allylplatinum Formation

  • Hideo Kurosawa
  • Rokuro Okawara


Allyloxycarbonylplatinum(II) complexes readily afforded π-allylplatinum(II) complexes by decarboxylation under several reaction conditions. The importance of olefin coordination to a platinum atom in the transition state is suggested. The other novel routes to π-allylplatinum(II) complexes which apparently involve a similar reaction intermediate are also described.


Platinum Complex Terminal Carbon Atom Allyl Acetate Sigma Bond Facile Formation 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1975

Authors and Affiliations

  • Hideo Kurosawa
    • 1
  • Rokuro Okawara
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Applied ChemistryOsaka UniversitySuita, Osaka 565Japan

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