2-Methyl-1-pentene is prepared from 2-Methyl-1-pentene. 2-methyl-1-pentene is used in copolymerization of ethylene catalyzed by nonbridged half-titanocenes. The isomerization of 2-methyl-1-pentene leads to anionic activation of c-h bonds in olefins.
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