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Stoichiometric dependence of the long-established reaction of butyllithium with pyridine : A hidden secondary reaction that produces a pyridine adduct of a lithiodihydropyridine

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 in English, 35 (7). pp. 753-755. ISSN 0570-0833

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Abstract

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.

Item type: Article
ID code: 38160
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: 21 May 2015 14:26
URI: http://strathprints.strath.ac.uk/id/eprint/38160

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