Chapter 14. Carbomagnesiation Reactions

  1. Professor Zvi Rappoport3 and
  2. Ilan Marek4
  1. Kenichiro Itami1 and
  2. Jun-Ichi Yoshida2

Published Online: 17 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470751879.ch14

The Chemistry of Organomagnesium Compounds

The Chemistry of Organomagnesium Compounds

How to Cite

Itami, K. and Yoshida, J.-I. (2008) Carbomagnesiation Reactions, in The Chemistry of Organomagnesium Compounds (eds Z. Rappoport and I. Marek), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470751879.ch14

Editor Information

  1. 3

    The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel

  2. 4

    Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Chemistry and Research Center for Materials Science, Nagoya University, Chikusa-ku, Nagoya 464-8602, Japan

  2. 2

    Department of Synthetic Chemistry and Biological Chemistry, Graduate School of Engineering, Kyoto University, Nishikyo-ku, Kyoto 615-8510, Japan

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 29 FEB 2008

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: 9780470057193

Online ISBN: 9780470751879



  • alkyne carbomagnesiation reaction;
  • alkene carbomagnesiation reaction;
  • carbon–carbon multiple bond;
  • intramolecular carbomagnesiation and carbon–carbon triple bond;
  • Tamao–Kumada–Corriu-type cross-coupling;
  • aromatic carbomagnesiation reaction;
  • propargylic amines and regio- stereoselective carbomagnesiation;
  • alkene allylmagnesiation;
  • chelation-controlled conjugate addition strategy;
  • carbomagnesiation reaction and organic synthesis


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Carbomagnesiation Reactions of Alkynes

  • Carbomagnesiation Reactions of Alkenes

  • Carbomagnesiation Reactions of Aromatics

  • Summary

  • References