Issue 9, 2015

Cyclopropanation using flow-generated diazo compounds


We have devised a room temperature process for the cyclopropanation of electron-poor olefins using unstabilised diazo compounds, generated under continuous flow conditions. This protocol was applied to a wide range of different diazo species to generate functionalised cyclopropanes which are valuable 3D building blocks.

Graphical abstract: Cyclopropanation using flow-generated diazo compounds

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06 Jan 2015
06 Jan 2015
First published
07 Jan 2015
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Org. Biomol. Chem., 2015,13, 2550-2554

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Cyclopropanation using flow-generated diazo compounds

N. M. Roda, D. N. Tran, C. Battilocchio, R. Labes, R. J. Ingham, J. M. Hawkins and S. V. Ley, Org. Biomol. Chem., 2015, 13, 2550 DOI: 10.1039/C5OB00019J

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