Chapter 1.3. Isonitriles: a Useful Trap in Radical Chemistry

  1. Prof. Philippe Renaud1 and
  2. Prof. Mukund P. Sibi2
  1. Daniele Nanni

Published Online: 26 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527618293.ch28

Radicals in Organic Synthesis

Radicals in Organic Synthesis

How to Cite

Nanni, D. (2008) Isonitriles: a Useful Trap in Radical Chemistry, in Radicals in Organic Synthesis (eds P. Renaud and M. P. Sibi), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527618293.ch28

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

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Keywords:

  • isonitriles;
  • radical chemistry;
  • metal cyanides;
  • imidoyl radicals;
  • radical adducts

Summary

The prelims comprise:

  • Introduction

  • Radical Addition/Fragmentation Reactions: the Fate of Imidoyl Radicals

  • Structure and Kinetics of Radical Adducts to Isonitriles: ESR Studies on Imidoyl Radicals

  • Synthesis of Heterocyclic Compounds: Addition to Aromatic Isonitriles

  • Synthesis of Heterocyclic Compounds: Addition to Aliphatic Isonitriles

  • Miscellany

  • Conclusions