Absolute rate constants for the additions of halophenylcarbenes to alkenes: a reactivity-selectivity relation

D. Phillip Cox, Ian R. Gould, Nigel P. Hacker, Robert A. Moss, Nicholas J. Turro

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The absolute rate constants determined for the additions of FCPh, ClCPh, and BrCPh to Me2C=CMe2, Me2C=CHMe, trans-MeCH=CHEt, and n-BuCH=CH2 appear to follow a reactivity/selectivity pattern of the "normal" (inverse) type.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)5313-5316
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number48
StatePublished - 1983


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  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry

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