Chapter 18. The Chemistry of Zinc Enolates

  1. Professor Zvi Rappoport2 and
  2. Ilan Marek3
  1. Marco Lombardo and
  2. Claudio Trombini

Published Online: 4 SEP 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470093399.ch18

The Chemistry of Organozinc Compounds

The Chemistry of Organozinc Compounds

How to Cite

Lombardo, M. and Trombini, C. (2007) The Chemistry of Zinc Enolates, in The Chemistry of Organozinc Compounds (eds Z. Rappoport and I. Marek), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470093399.ch18

Editor Information

  1. 2

    The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel

  2. 3

    Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel

Author Information

  1. Department of Chemistry “G. Ciamician”, University of Bologna, via Selmi 2, I-40126 Bologna, Italy

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

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Keywords:

  • zinc enolate chemistry;
  • Reformatsky reaction;
  • zinc metal activation technique;
  • Gilman–Speeter reaction;
  • ring-chain tautomerism of intermediate lactols;
  • electron-poor carbon–carbon double bonds;
  • dienolate chemistry and regiochemistry control

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • General and Theoretical Aspects

  • The Reformatsky Reaction

  • The Gilman–Speeter Reaction

  • Further Electrophiles for Reformatsky Reagents

  • Alternative Routes to Zinc Enolates

  • Zinc Dienolates

  • Conclusions

  • References