Journal article

Structural manifestations of the cheletropic reaction

GY Wooi, JM White

ORGANIC & BIOMOLECULAR CHEMISTRY | ROYAL SOC CHEMISTRY | Published : 2005

Abstract

Examination of selected cyclopentenone derivatives which are fixed into the boat conformation reveals structural deviations from "normal" C-C(O) and C=O bond distances consistent with the early stages of the cheletropic extrusion of carbon monoxide.

University of Melbourne Researchers