Catalytic Olefin Isomerization. RuHCl(PPh 3 ) 3 will hydrogenate olefins in the presence of H 2 , but it also isomerizes a -olefins to internal olefins through reactions of the Ru-H bond. Catalytic Olefin Isomerization - Product Distribution. 4-centred planar transition state.
Phosphine ligand of
rhodium catalyst precursor