Ethyl 4,4,4-trifluoro-2-butynoate is the suitable reagent used to investigate the regioselectivity of the insertion reaction with cyclometalated iridium and rhodium complexes. It may be used in the preparation of ethyl (Z)-3-iodo-4,4,4-trifluoro-2-butenoate.
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