New reactions of selenocarboxylates

Spencer Knapp, Etzer Darout

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(Chemical Equation Presented) By treatment with Woollins' reagent in toluene solution, carboxylic acids are converted to selenocarboxylic acids. The latter react in situ to provide new products of acid- or base-promoted substitution, addition, and amidation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)203-206
Number of pages4
JournalOrganic letters
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jan 20 2005

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Biochemistry
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry

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