Chapter 4.2. Stereoselectivity of Radical Reactions: Cyclic Systems

  1. Prof. Philippe Renaud1 and
  2. Prof. Mukund P. Sibi2
  1. Philippe Renaud

Published Online: 26 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527618293.ch20

Radicals in Organic Synthesis

Radicals in Organic Synthesis

How to Cite

Renaud, P. (2001) Stereoselectivity of Radical Reactions: Cyclic Systems, in Radicals in Organic Synthesis (eds P. Renaud and M. P. Sibi), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527618293.ch20

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Universite de Fribourg, Institut de Chimie Organique, Pérolles, CH-1700 Fribourg, Switzerland

  2. 2

    Department of Chemistry, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND 58105, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 29 MAR 2001

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527301607

Online ISBN: 9783527618293



  • cyclic radicals;
  • cyclohexene;
  • stereochemistry;
  • benzoyl group;
  • cyclopropyl radicals


The prelims comprise:

  • Introduction

  • The anti Rule

  • Conformation of Cyclic Compounds

  • Exocyclic Substituents

  • Pyramidalization of Radicals

  • Stereoelectronic Effects

  • Position of the Transition State

  • Polycyclic Systems