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Vinyl Selenides

Organic Selenium and Tellurium Compounds (2012)

  1. Paulo Henrique Menezes1,
  2. Gilson Zeni2

Published Online: 15 JUN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470682531.pat0568

Patai's Chemistry of Functional Groups

Patai's Chemistry of Functional Groups

How to Cite

Menezes, P. H. and Zeni, G. 2011. Vinyl Selenides. Patai's Chemistry of Functional Groups. .

Author Information

  1. 1

    Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Departamento Química Fundamental, Brazil,

  2. 2

    Universidade Federal de Santa Maria, Departamento de Química, Brazil

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 JUN 2011


The purpose of this chapter is to critically and comprehensively review the several methods described for the preparation of vinylic selenides. Furthermore, this chapter will also discuss the properties and characterization of vinylic selenides.


  • vinylic selenides;
  • organoselenium compounds;
  • selenides;
  • selenium;
  • electrophilic selenium species;
  • nucleophilic selenium species