Hammett analysis of absolute carbene addition rate constants

R. A. Moss, L. A. Perez, N. J. Turro, I. R. Gould, N. P. Hacker

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Absolute rate constants were determined for the additions of 5 5-X-substituted ArCCl (X=CF3, Cl, H, CH3, CH3O) to tetramethylethylene, trimethylethylene, trans-pentene, and 1-hexene; good Hammett correlations were obtained with ρ{variant} = +1.4 - 1.6.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)685-688
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number7
StatePublished - 1983
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry


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