Mulvey, Robert and Dunbar, Lorraine and Clegg, W. and Horsburgh, L. (1996) Stoichiometric dependence of the long-established reaction of butyllithium with pyridine : A hidden secondary reaction that produces a pyridine adduct of a lithiodihydropyridine. Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 35 (7). pp. 753-755. ISSN 1433-7851Full text not available in this repository. (Request a copy from the Strathclyde author)
By adding more than three molar equivalents of pyridine to n-butyllithium, a new reaction has been, uncovered in which the novel bis(pyridine)dihydropyridyllithium dimer 1 is formed. The reduction process formally involves transfer of an in situ form of lithium hydride.
|Keywords:||dihydropyridine, heterocycles, hydride transfer, lithium compounds, structure elucidation, Chemistry|
|Subjects:||Science > Chemistry|
|Department:||Faculty of Science > Pure and Applied Chemistry|
|Depositing user:||Pure Administrator|
|Date Deposited:||05 Mar 2012 15:06|
|Last modified:||12 Feb 2017 01:07|