Sigmatropic and haptotropic rearrangements in organometallic chemistry

Ilya D. Gridnev

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This review describes two kinds of fluxionality in organometallic compounds: rearrangements proceeding via breaking and reformation of either σ-(sigmatropic rearrangements) or π-bonds (haptotropic rearrangements).

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1798-1818
Number of pages21
JournalCoordination Chemistry Reviews
Issue number15-17
Publication statusPublished - 2008 Aug
Externally publishedYes


  • Dynamic NMR
  • Fluxionality
  • Haptotropic rearrangements
  • Organometallic complexes
  • Sigmatropic rearrangements
  • Sigmatropic shifts

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Materials Chemistry


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