Radical-chain decomposition of cyclohexa-1,4-diene-3-carboxylates and 2,5-dihydrofuran-2-carboxylates

Gavin Binmore, John C. Walton*, Liberato Cardellini

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3-Methylcyclohexa-1,4-diene-3-carboxylates and 2-methyl-2,5-dihydrofuran-2- carboxylates decompose to generate free alkyl radicals which have been incorporated into chain reactions producing alkyl bromides, alkene adducts and ring-closure products.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)27-28
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 1995


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