Ring expansion and rearrangement reactions of N-heteroarylmethyl radicals

Jill F. McLellan, Hamish McNab, Thomas W. Muir

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Abstract

Flash vacuum pyrolysis of N-(p-chlorophenoxymethyl)azoles (e.g. 2 and 3) gives ring expanded products (e.g. 4 and 8) formed via N-heteroarylmethyl radicals (e.g. 1 and 6); the mechanism of ring expansion generally involves a novel 'walk'-rearrangement of the radical centre.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)839-840
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications
Issue number10
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 1993
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Molecular Medicine

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