Generally Metal Carbonyl complex are formed from Carbon end. Is it possible under some specific condition that the Oxygen end is used?

(PS -I know about the structures of M-CO bonding)

  • $\begingroup$ Not quite what you are looking for: there probably are some Frustrated Lewis Pair systems with $\ce{CO}$ wherein the oxygen is coordinated. Technically, those are complexes. $\endgroup$
    – TAR86
    Jun 15 '20 at 14:51
  • $\begingroup$ Of course it's possible - there's impressive variety of modes of coordination of CO. $\endgroup$
    – Mithoron
    Jun 15 '20 at 17:31
  • $\begingroup$ @Mithoron I mean under what conditions will CO be O-Coordinated $\endgroup$ Jun 16 '20 at 9:15

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