Cyclobutadieneiron tricarbonyl carboxylic acids: Synthesis and acidity

D. Stierle, E. R. Biehl, P. C. Reeves

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Two carboxylic acid derivatives of the cyclobutadieneiron tricarbonyl (I) system have been synthesized and their pKa values determined. It appears that I tends to be electron withdrawing by induction and electron releasing by resonance.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)221-225
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Organometallic Chemistry
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jun 11 1974


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