5. Recent Advances in Synthesis of Cyclopropanes

  1. Zvi Rappoport Professor
  1. Masakazu Ohkita,
  2. Shinya Nishida and
  3. Takashi Tsuji

Published Online: 6 JUL 2004

DOI: 10.1002/0470023481.ch5

Cyclopropyl Group, Volume 2

Cyclopropyl Group, Volume 2

How to Cite

Ohkita, M., Nishida, S. and Tsuji, T. (2004) Recent Advances in Synthesis of Cyclopropanes, in Cyclopropyl Group, Volume 2 (ed Z. Rappoport), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470023481.ch5

Editor Information

  1. The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel

Author Information

  1. Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Hokkaido University, Sapporo 060, Japan

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 6 JUL 2004
  2. Published Print: 15 DEC 1995

Book Series:

  1. PATAI'S Chemistry of Functional Groups

Book Series Editors:

  1. Saul Patai and
  2. Zvi Rappoport

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471940746

Online ISBN: 9780470023488



This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • 1,3-bond Formation

    • 1,3-elimination of Two Heteroatoms

    • 1,3-elimination of HX; Intramolecular Displacement Reactions

    • Cyclization of Allylic Derivatives

      • γ-substituted Michael Acceptors and Nucleophiles

      • Reactions of Other Allylic Derivatives

    • Cyclization of 3-Butenyl Derivatives

    • Miscellaneous

  • Combination of C2 and C1 Building Blocks

    • Cyclopropanation of Carbon–Carbon Multiple Bonds with Carbenes and Carbenoids

      • Methylene

      • Alkyl-, Alkenyl- and Arylcarbenes

      • Alkenylidenes

      • Monohalo- and Dihalocarbenes

      • Acyl- and Alkoxycarbonylcarbenes

      • Carbenes α-substituted with Heteroatoms Other Than Halogen

    • Cyclopropanation of Michael Acceptors

      • with Ylides

      • with α-halocarbanions and Related Species

    • Cyclopropanation of Active Methylene Compounds

      • with 1,2-dihaloethanes and Related Compounds

      • with Michael Acceptors Carrying a Leaving Group at the α-carbon Atom

    • Cyclopropanation with Diazo Compounds via 1-Pyrazolines

    • Miscellaneous

  • References