Dimerization of an allylidenecyclopropane at a surprisingly low temperature

Thies Thiemann, Bärbel Gehrcke, Annin De Meijere

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The bromo-allylidenecyclopropane 6 has been prepared and has been found to form a [2+2]-cyclodimer upon bromine lithium exchange at -78°C/-90°C the structure of the dimer has been proved by an X-ray structure analysis to be that of trans-7, 8-bis-3'-(1,2-dihydronaphthalinyl)dispiro[]octane(8).

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)483-485
Number of pages3
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - Jul 1993
Externally publishedYes

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  • Organic Chemistry


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