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24: Organometallic chemistry: d-block elements

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  • The study of Organometallic chemistry has been important in the growth of chemistry ever since the first compound was synthesized in 1827. Organometallic compounds can be defined as a compound that contains at least one metal-carbon bond, not including cyanide. Organometallic compounds are used in numerous reactions, including but not limited to, the Grignard reaction, and the Simmons-Smith reaction.

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