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Selective meta-deprotonation of toluene by using alkali-metal-mediated magnesiation

Andrikopoulos, Prokopis C. and Armstrong, David R. and Graham, David V. and Hevia, Eva and Kennedy, Alan R. and Mulvey, Robert E. and O'Hara, Charles T. and Talmard, Christine (2005) Selective meta-deprotonation of toluene by using alkali-metal-mediated magnesiation. Angewandte Chemie, 44 (22). pp. 3459-3462. ISSN 0044-8249

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Conventional meta-deprotonation of toluene leads to resonance of Benzylanionen. But with a new type of bimetallic metalation, the sodium-mediated Magnesierung, can shift the thermodynamic meta-deprotonation in the ring.

Item type: Article
ID code: 651
Keywords: deprotonation, inverse crown compounds, magnesium, metalation, sodium, Chemistry, Medicine(all)
Subjects: Science > Chemistry
Department: Faculty of Science > Pure and Applied Chemistry
Depositing user: Mr Derek Boyle
Date Deposited: 28 Mar 2006
Last modified: 20 Oct 2015 11:33

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