Chapter 7. Cyclopropanation Mediated by Zinc Organometallics

  1. Professor Zvi Rappoport2 and
  2. Ilan Marek3
  1. André B. Charette

Published Online: 4 SEP 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470093399.ch7

The Chemistry of Organozinc Compounds

The Chemistry of Organozinc Compounds

How to Cite

Charette, A. B. (2006) Cyclopropanation Mediated by Zinc Organometallics, in The Chemistry of Organozinc Compounds (eds Z. Rappoport and I. Marek), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470093399.ch7

Editor Information

  1. 2

    The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel

  2. 3

    Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel

Author Information

  1. Department of Chemistry, Université de Montréal, P.O. Box 6128, Station Downtown, Montréal, Québec, Canada H3C 3J7

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 carbenoid structure;
  • cyclopropanation of alkene mechanism;
  • cyclopropanation using zinc carbenoids;
  • chiral alkene stereoselective cyclopropanation;
  • zinc-mediated cyclopropanation reactions;
  • stereoselective cyclopropanation of chiral alkenes;
  • Simmons–Smith cyclopropanation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Preparation and Structure of Zinc Carbenoids

  • Mechanism of the Cyclopropanation of Alkenes Using Zinc Carbenoids

  • Synthetic Scope of the Cyclopropanation Using Zinc Carbenoids

  • Conclusion

  • References