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Vinylic Tellurides

Organic Selenium and Tellurium Compounds (2012)

  1. Gilson Zeni1,
  2. Paulo Henrique Menezes2

Published Online: 15 APR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470682531.pat0569

Patai's Chemistry of Functional Groups

Patai's Chemistry of Functional Groups

How to Cite

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

Author Information

  1. 1

    Universidade Federal de Santa Maria, Departamento de Química, RS, Brazil

  2. 2

    Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Departamento Química Fundamental, PE, Brazil

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2011


The purpose of this chapter is to critically and comprehensively review the several methods described for the preparation of vinylic tellurides. Furthermore, this chapter will also discuss the vinylic telluride reactivity towards several different reaction conditions and the applicability of such transformations in organic synthesis.


  • vinylic tellurides;
  • organotellurium compounds;
  • tellurides;
  • tellurium;
  • electrophilic tellurium species;
  • nucleophilic tellurium species