Carbenes and Nitrenes

  1. B. Capon2 and
  2. C. W. Rees3
  1. T. L. Gilchrist

Published Online: 9 FEB 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470318874.ch10

Organic Reaction Mechanisms 1970

Organic Reaction Mechanisms 1970

How to Cite

Gilchrist, T. L. (1971) Carbenes and Nitrenes, in Organic Reaction Mechanisms 1970 (eds B. Capon and C. W. Rees), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470318874.ch10

Editor Information

  1. 2

    University of Glasgow

  2. 3

    University of Liverpool

Author Information

  1. Department of Organic Chemistry, University of Liverpool

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 FEB 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1971

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471134701

Online ISBN: 9780470318874

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Keywords:

  • cycloadditions;
  • nucleophiles;
  • electrophiles;
  • mercury-sensitized photolysis;
  • organomercury

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Structure

  • Methods of Generation

  • Insertions and Abstractions

  • Cycloadditions

  • Rearrangements

  • Fragmentations

  • Reactions with Nucleophiles

  • Dimerization

  • Carbenoids and Metal Complexes