Ultrafast Grignard addition reactions in the presence of water

Gyorgyi Osztrovszky, Torkil Holm, R. Madsen

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The addition of allylmagnesium bromide and benzylmagnesium chloride to carbonyl compounds was investigated in the presence of protic reagents such as water and the rate of carbonyl addition was found to be comparable to the rate of protonation by the reagent.
Original languageEnglish
JournalOrganic & Biomolecular Chemistry
Issue number15
Pages (from-to)3402-3404
Publication statusPublished - 2010


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