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Non-toxic cyanide sources and cyanating agents

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The present review gives an overview over non-toxic cyanation agents and cyanide sources used in the synthesis of structurally diverse products containing the nitrile function. Nucleophilic as well as electrophilic agents/systems that transfer the entire CN-group were taken in consideration. Reactions in which a preexisting carbon functionality is transformed into a nitrile function by addition of nitrogen are however not covered here.

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The article was received on 30 Aug 2018, accepted on 25 Sep 2018 and first published on 25 Sep 2018

Article type: Review Article
DOI: 10.1039/C8OB02140F
Org. Biomol. Chem., 2019,17, 11-23

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    Non-toxic cyanide sources and cyanating agents

    A. M. Nauth and T. Opatz, Org. Biomol. Chem., 2019, 17, 11
    DOI: 10.1039/C8OB02140F

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