Superoxide chemistry revisited: synthesis of tetrachloro-substituted methylenenortricyclenes

Budanur, B M and Khan, Faiz Ahmed (2014) Superoxide chemistry revisited: synthesis of tetrachloro-substituted methylenenortricyclenes. Beilstein Journal of Organic Chemistry, 10. pp. 2531-2538. ISSN 1860-5397

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An unexpected reactivity of the superoxide ion leading to the synthesis of tetrachloroaryl/vinyl-substituted nortricyclenes through its dual mode of action has been reported. KO2 was found to be superior and the only reagent to perform this kind of reaction over other conventional bases. Addition of the antioxidant BHT (2,6-di-tert-butyl-4-methylphenol) improved the yields of methylenenortricyclenes. A complete deuterium incorporation was observed in the superoxide-mediated reaction in DMSO-d6. Friedel-Crafts acylation reactions of 3-methylenenorticyclenes yielded 2-propanone-substituted pentachloronorbornenes.

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Uncontrolled Keywords: BHT; Dehydrohalogenation/rearrangement; Friedel-Crafts acylation; Methylenenortricyclene; Superoxide ion
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Divisions: Department of Chemistry
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Date Deposited: 12 Jan 2015 05:56
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