Chapter 14. Polycyano Compounds

  1. Professor Saul Patai
  1. Renate Dworczak and
  2. Hans Junek

Published Online: 29 JUL 2004

DOI: 10.1002/0470024771.ch14

Triple Bonded Functional Groups (1994)

Triple Bonded Functional Groups (1994)

How to Cite

Dworczak, R. and Junek, H. (1994) Polycyano Compounds, in Triple Bonded Functional Groups (1994) (ed S. Patai), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470024771.ch14

Editor Information

  1. The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel

Author Information

  1. Karl-Franzens University of Graz, Graz, Austria

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 JUL 2004
  2. Published Print: 31 OCT 1994

Book Series:

  1. PATAI'S Chemistry of Functional Groups

Book Series Editors:

  1. Professor Saul Patai and
  2. Professor Zvi Rappoport

Series Editor Information

  1. The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471935599

Online ISBN: 9780470024775

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Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Cyanogen

    • Physicochemical Properties

    • Reactions

      • Cycloadditions

      • Miscellaneous Reactions

  • Polycyanoalkanes

    • Malononitrile

      • Unsubstituted Malononitrile

        • Formation and Properties

        • Reactions

      • Saturated Substituted Malononitriles

        • Formation and Properties

        • Reactions

      • Alkylidene-and Arylidenemalononitriles

        • Formation and Physiochemical Data

        • Reactions

      • Miscellaneous

        • Hydrolysis

        • Reduction

    • Tetracyanoethane

      • Formation and Properties

      • Cycloaddition Reactions

        • Formation of Five-membered Cyano-carbocycles

        • Formation of Five-membered Cyano-heterocycles

        • Condensed and Other Carbo- and Heterocycles

    • Polycyanopropanes

  • Polycyanoalkenes

    • Dicyanoethenes

      • Fumaronitriles

        • Synthesis and Properties

        • Reactions

      • Maleonitriles

        • Synthesis and Properties

        • Reactions

      • Dicyanoethenes with Electron Acceptors

        • (Chloromethylene)Propanedinitrile

      • Dicyanoethenes with Electron Donors

        • Acetals

        • Mercaptals

      • Dicyanoketene

    • Tetracyanoethylene

      • Synthesis and Properties

      • Reactions

        • Reactions of the Double Bond

        • Substitution of One or Two Nitrile Groups

        • Tetracyanoethylene and Polymers

        • Miscellaneous Reactions

    • Tetracyanoethylene Oxide

    • Dicyanopropenes

  • Cyanoacetylenes

  • Polycyanobenzenes

    • Dicyanobenzenes

    • Tricyanobenzenes

    • Tetracyanobenzenes

      • Complex Formation

      • Photochemical Reactions

  • Polycyanoquinones

    • Tetracyanobenzoquinone

    • Tetracyanoquinodimethane

      • Formation and Properties

        • Synthesis

        • Complex Formation

      • Reactions

        • Reduction

        • Substitution of the Nitrile Group(s)

        • Addition to Methylene C Atom(s)

      • Fused TCNQ Derivatives

        • Benzofused Systems

        • TCNQ Derivatives Fused with Heterocycles

      • Heteroanalogous TCNQ Derivatives

  • References