Are phenylhalocarbenes ambiphilic?

Robert A. Moss, Witold Ławrynowicz, Linda M. Hadel, Nigel P. Hacker, Nicholas J. Turro, Ian R. Gould, Yuan Cha

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In additions to simple alkenes and styrenes at 25°C, the selectivitles of PhCF and PhCCl are best described as electrophilic.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)4125-4128
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number35
StatePublished - 1986
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry


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