Carbon-Carbon Bond Cleavage by the Dianion Mechanism. Small Kinetic Advantage over the Radical Anion Cleavage

Przemyslaw Maslak, Jਚzef Kula, Javier N. Narvaez

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Abstract

Carbon-carbon bond cleavage in dianions is faster than in radical anions as expected from thermodynamic considerations. However, in contrast to the radical anion fragmentation, where ΔG ≅ ΔG, the dianion scission has a much larger intrinsic barrier (ΔG ≫ ΔG).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2277-2279
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Organic Chemistry
Volume55
Issue number8
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1990

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Organic Chemistry

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