Chapter 8. Functionalized Organozinc Compounds

  1. Professor Zvi Rappoport2 and
  2. Ilan Marek3
  1. Paul Knochel,
  2. Helena Leuser,
  3. Liu-Zhu Gong,
  4. Sylvie Perrone and
  5. Florian F. Kneisel

Published Online: 4 SEP 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470093399.ch8

The Chemistry of Organozinc Compounds

The Chemistry of Organozinc Compounds

How to Cite

Knochel, P., Leuser, H., Gong, L.-Z., Perrone, S. and Kneisel, F. F. (2006) Functionalized Organozinc Compounds, in The Chemistry of Organozinc Compounds (eds Z. Rappoport and I. Marek), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470093399.ch8

Editor Information

  1. 2

    The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel

  2. 3

    Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel

Author Information

  1. Department of Chemistry, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Butenandtstr. 5-13, D-81377 München, 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



  • polyfunctional organozinc reagents;
  • polyfunctional organozinc halides;
  • allylic zinc reagents;
  • palladium and nickel catalyzed reactions;
  • organozinc reagent reaction;
  • hydrozincation of alkenes;
  • functionalized organozinc compounds;
  • chiral zinc organometallics and configurational stability


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Methods of Preparation of Polyfunctional Organozinc Reagents

  • Reactions of Organozinc Reagents

  • Conclusion

  • References and Notes