Dearomatization and Aryl Migration in Organolithium Chemistry

Jonathan Clayden*

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Abstract

Nucleophilic addition of organolithiums to electron-rich π systems such as aromatic rings or alkenes can lead either to dearomatizing cyclization, to carbolithiation, or to aryl or alkenyl migration. The development and application of these reactions during the 15 years between 1998 and 2013 are discussed in this chapter.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationLithium Compounds in Organic Synthesis: From Fundamentals to Applications
PublisherWiley-Blackwell
Pages375-396
Number of pages22
ISBN (Print)9783527667512, 9783527333431
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 19 May 2014

Keywords

  • Addition reaction
  • Aryl migration
  • Cyclization
  • Dearomatization
  • Heterocycle
  • Organolithium

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