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Palladium-Assisted (Z)-(E) isomerization of styrenes

Giles, R.G.F., Son, V.R.L. and Sargent, M.V. (1990) Palladium-Assisted (Z)-(E) isomerization of styrenes. Australian Journal of Chemistry, 43 (4). pp. 777-781.

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It is shown that treatment of stereoisomeric mixtures of styrenes with a catalytic amount of bis ( acetonitrile ) dichloropalladium (II) achieves smooth stereoisomerization of the (Z)-isomers to the (E)-isomers.

Item Type: Journal Article
Publisher: Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization Publishing
Copyright: © 1990 CSIRO
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