Unique carbon-carbon bond homolysis in 3-alkylcyclohexa-1,4-dienyl-3-carboxylic acid radicals

Paul A. Baguley, Gavin Binmore, Aynsley Milne, John C. Walton*

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Abstract

3-Substituted cyclohexadienyl radicals generated by hydrogen abstraction from 3-alkylcyclohexa-1,4-diene-3-carboxylic acids readily fragment to produce alkyl radicals and benzoic acid; suitably functionalised alkyl groups cyclize in moderate yields.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2199-2200
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number18
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1996

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