Ylides and Imines of Phosphorus / Edition 1

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Provides overview of ylide and imine chemistry of phosphorous. Contains over 3,150 references. Focuses on their application, particularly in organic synthesis. Presents up-to-date understanding of structure, bonding and behavior of each type of ylide. Covers ylide preparations, handling and decomposition. Features theoretical descriptions of the bonding in ylides and the reactions of phosphorous ylides with transition metal compounds.

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The author, who wrote the first monograph on ylide chemistry in 1966, fills in the research done in the past 27 years. Chapters discuss the history of ylides and imines, theoretical description of the bonding in ylides, introduction to and preparation of phosphonium ylides, cleavage and decomposition reactions of phosphonium ylides, reactions with electrophilic reagents, reactions with multiple-bonded compounds and three-membered rings, scope and applications of the Wittig reaction, mechanism and stereochemistry of the Wittig reaction, phosphonate carbanions, phosphinoxy carbanions, iminophosphoranes, and transition metal complexes. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780471522171
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 8/5/1993
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 624
  • Product dimensions: 6.50 (w) x 9.45 (h) x 1.38 (d)

Table of Contents

Theoretical Description of the Bonding in Ylides.

Introduction to Phosphonium Ylides.

Preparation of Phosphonium Ylides.

Reactions of Phosphonium Ylides 1: Cleavages and Decompositions.

Reactions of Phosphonium Ylides 2: With Electrophilic Reagents.

Reactions of Phosphonium Ylides 3: With Multiple-Bonded Compounds and Three-Membered Rings.

The Wittig Reaction 1: Scope and Applications.

The Wittig Reaction 2: Mechanism and Stereochemistry.

Phosphonate Carbanions (Phosphono Ylides).

Phosphinoxy Carbanions (Phosphino Ylides).

Other Phosphorus Ylides/Carbanions.

Iminophosphoranes and Related Compounds.

Transition Metal Complexes with Ylides.


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