Carbene and silicon routes toward a simple nitrile ylide. Spectroscopic, kinetic, and chemical characterization [3]

Nicholas J. Turro, Yuan Cha, Ian Gould, Albert Padwa, John R. Gasdaska, Miguel Tomas

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The generation and characterization of methyl nitrile ylide photochemically by addition of singlet methylene to acetonitrile and chemically from a silylthioimidate and subsequent dipolar cycloaddition are carried out.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)4415-4417
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Organic Chemistry
Issue number22
Publication statusPublished - 1985
Externally publishedYes


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