Chapter 1. General Introduction

  1. Henri Ulrich

Published Online: 10 NOV 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470747957.ch1

Cumulenes in Click Reactions

Cumulenes in Click Reactions

How to Cite

Ulrich, H. (2009) General Introduction, in Cumulenes in Click Reactions, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470747957.ch1

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 NOV 2009
  2. Published Print: 13 NOV 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470779323

Online ISBN: 9780470747957



  • cumulenes in click reactions and Click chemistry;
  • Cu(I) catalyzed [3+2] cycloaddition reaction of azides with alkynes;
  • click polymerization reaction;
  • Click chemistry - linear compounds and linear and crosslinked polymers of commercial significance;
  • chemical reactivity of cumulenes - reactive species to almost inert compounds;
  • thermal dissociation of cyclodimers - generating reactive monomers;
  • sulfonyl isocyanates and sulfonyl carbodiimides in mixed trimerization reactions;
  • formation of five-membered ring sulfur heterocycles;
  • cumulative double bonds in cumulenes - participating in cycloaddition reactions;
  • cumulene click reactions


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