Treatment of (η1-mesityl)2Fe(κ2-TMEDA) (1’) with an α,β-unsaturated carbonyl compound results in 1,4-addition of the mesityl group to give an iron enolate 3 quantitatively. The Z-configuration of the enolate suggested the six-centered mechanism for the conjugate addition.
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