Strain and Its Implications in Organic Chemistry: Organic Stress and Reactivity

Strain and Its Implications in Organic Chemistry: Organic Stress and Reactivity

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ISBN-13: 9789401069076
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 10/12/2011
Series: Nato Science Series C: , #273
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1989
Pages: 525
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.04(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword.- List of Participants.- Some Synthetic Implications of the Concept of Cyclopropyl Units as Pseudo-FunctionalGroups.- Stereoselective Electrocyclizations and Sigmatropic Shifts of Strained Rings : Torquoelectronics!.- The Preparation and Thermal Rearrangement of Functionalized 6-(1-Alkenyl)bicyclo[3.1.0]hex-2-enes. Applications to Synthesis.- Synthesis with Donor-Acceptor-Substituted Vinylcyclopropanes.- Synthesis of Functionalized Episulfides.- Through-Bond Interaction via Cyclobutane Relay Orbitals as a Means of Extending Conjugation.- [2+3]-Carbo- and Heterocyclic Annulation in the Design of Complex Molecules.- Synthetic and Mechanistic Aspects of the Cyclopropene to Vinylcarbene Rearrangement.- Generation and Interception of 1-Oxa-2,3-cyclohexadiene and 1,2,4-Cyclohexatriene.- On the Relationship Between Strain and Chemical Reactivity of Torsionally Distorted Carbon-Carbon Double Bonds.- Photoinduced Single Electron Transfer from Strained Rings.- Chemical Behaviour of Cation Radicals Derived from Strained Molecules in Solution. Spiro-Activation in the Cleavage of Some Arylcyclopropanes upon Treatment with TCNE or DDQ.- The Cyclopropyl Group in Studies of Enzyme-Catalysed Reactions.- Intramolecular [2+2]-Cycloadditions of Ketenes Vaenedn Oslterafins.- Strained Iminium Salts in Synthesis.- The Generation and Rearrangement of 2-Diazocarbonyl Cyclobutanones: The Formation of 5-Spirocyclopropyl-2(5H)furanones.- Computational Studies of Prismane, Helvetane/lsraelane and Asterane.- Cyclobutane-Cyclopentane of Coordinated Adducts of Cycloheptatriene and Tetracyanoethylene via the [2,2]-Sigmahaptotropic Rearrangement.- Quest for Higher Prismanes.- Planarizing Distortions in Polycylic Carbon Compounds.- Strain Release in Aromatic Molecules: The [2n]-Cyclophanes.- Trip around the Three-Membered Cycles Syntheses.- Experimental and Theoretical Studies of Bridged Cyclopropenes.- From Bicyclo[1.1.0] butanes to [n.1.1]Propellanes.- New Aspects of Highly Strained Ring Chemistry.- Strained Cage Systems : Synthetic and Structural Implications.- Studies on the Synthesis of Cyclopentanoic Sesquiterpenes via Rearrangement Routes: (+)Modhephene and (+)lsocumene.- Directionality in Formation of Small Rings by Intramolecular Nucleophilic Substitution.- Synthesis, Chiroptical Properties and Synthetic Applications of Perhydrotriquinacene- 1,4,7-trione.- Reactions of Strained Carbon-Carbon Bonds with Metal Atoms.- Cyclopropabenzenes and Alkylidenecyclopropabenzenes. A Synergistic Relation between Theory and Experiment.- Harnessing Strain: From [1.1.1] Propellanes to Tinkertoys.- Synthesis of Cyclopropenes.- How to get Structures of Strained Compounds: Low Temperature Structures and X-X Electron Deformation Densities.- Novel Intramolecular 1,1 -Cycloadditions of Diazoallenes.- Efficient Route to Optically Active Strained Compounds.- Anionic (3+2)-Cycloreversion of Strained Cage Nitriles.- Reaction of an Angle Strained Cycloheptyne with a Stabilized Stannylene Synthesis and X-Ray Structure of a Distannacyclobutene System.- Structure and Reactivity of Small Heterocycles Containing Germanium Atoms.- Relief of Strain Energy as Driving Force in Ring-Opening Polymerizations of a [1.1.1]Propellane.- Diels-Alder Reactions of Siloxyallylidenecyclopropanes: Facile Syntheses of Spiro- [2.5]octan-3-ones.- Cyclopropyl Group Containing Amino Acids from a-Chlorocyclopropylidenacetates.- Eliminative Fission of Strained Cycloalkoxides - The Question of Electrophilic Catalysis.- Special Reactivity of 8,11-Dihalo[5]metacyclophane.- Small [n]Cyclophanes. Where is the Limit?.

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