Radical cyclisations to arenes for the synthesis of phenanthrenes

Harrowven, D. C., Nunn, M. I. T. and Fenwick, D. R. (2002) Radical cyclisations to arenes for the synthesis of phenanthrenes. Tetrahedron Letters, 43, (17), 3185-3187. (doi:10.1016/S0040-4039(02)00505-1).


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6-exo/endo-Trig intramolecular additions of aryl radicals to electron-rich, unsubstituted and electron-deficient arenes have all been shown to proceed efficiently to give the corresponding phenanthrenes in high yield.

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Keywords: radicals and radical reactions, aromatic chemistry, phenanthrenes ipso substitution-reactions, aryl migration, biaryls, carbon, cyclization, toddaquinoline, silicon, tin, methylenecycloalkanes, regiochemistry
Subjects: Q Science
Q Science > QD Chemistry
Divisions: University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Chemistry
ePrint ID: 19759
Date Deposited: 17 Feb 2006
Last Modified: 06 Aug 2015 02:19
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/19759

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