Chapter 1.8. Use of Cobalt for Radical Initiation

  1. Prof. Philippe Renaud1 and
  2. Prof. Mukund P. Sibi2
  1. Javed Iqbal,
  2. Rashmi Sanghi and
  3. Jyoti Prokash Nandy

Published Online: 26 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527618293.ch8

Radicals in Organic Synthesis

Radicals in Organic Synthesis

How to Cite

Iqbal, J., Sanghi, R. and Nandy, J. P. (2001) Use of Cobalt for Radical Initiation, in Radicals in Organic Synthesis (eds P. Renaud and M. P. Sibi), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527618293.ch8

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



  • cobalt;
  • carbon-carbon bond;
  • organic chemistry;
  • tetrachloroalkanols;
  • spiro cyclopropane


The prelims comprise:

  • Introduction

  • Vitamin B12-Catalyzed Radical Reactions

  • Organocobalt-Mediated Radical Reactions