Chapter 13. Rearrangements of Organozinc Compounds

  1. Professor Zvi Rappoport3 and
  2. Ilan Marek4
  1. Varinder K. Aggarwal1 and
  2. Knut Sommer2

Published Online: 4 SEP 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470093399.ch13

The Chemistry of Organozinc Compounds

The Chemistry of Organozinc Compounds

How to Cite

Aggarwal, V. K. and Sommer, K. (2006) Rearrangements of Organozinc Compounds, in The Chemistry of Organozinc Compounds (eds Z. Rappoport and I. Marek), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470093399.ch13

Editor Information

  1. 3

    The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel

  2. 4

    Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel

Author Information

  1. 1

    School of Chemistry, University of Bristol, Cantock's Close, Bristol, BS8 1TS, United Kingdom

  2. 2

    Bayer MaterialScience AG, Business Unit Polyurethanes, Process Research Isocyanates, Building R79, D-47812 Krefeld, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 SEP 2007
  2. Published Print: 27 OCT 2006

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: 9780470093375

Online ISBN: 9780470093399



  • organozinc compound rearrangement reaction;
  • palladium-catalysed cross-coupling reactions;
  • organozinc compound rearrangements;
  • allene synthesis strategy;
  • chiral quaternary centres;
  • Zimmermann–Traxler chair-like transition state;
  • alkenyl metal allylmetallation;
  • non-propargylic substrate cyclization


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • 1,2-Metallate Rearrangements

  • Other Types of Rearrangements

  • Conclusions

  • References and Notes