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Molecules 2003, 8(8), 608-613; doi:10.3390/80800608
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A Facile Procedure for the Generation of Dichlorocarbene from the Reaction of Carbon Tetrachloride and Magnesium using Ultrasonic Irradiation

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Department of Chemistry, Shanghai University, Shanghai, 200436, P.R. China
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Received: 7 April 2003 / Revised: 7 July 2003 / Accepted: 20 July 2003 / Published: 31 July 2003
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Abstract

An improved method for the generation of dichlorocarbene was developed that utilizes ultrasound in the reaction of carbon tetrachloride with magnesium. High yields of gem-dichlorocyclopropane derivatives can be obtained in the presence of olefins by this method.
Keywords: Dichlorocarbene; gem-dichlorocyclopropanes; ultrasonic irradiation; olefin addition; magnesium Dichlorocarbene; gem-dichlorocyclopropanes; ultrasonic irradiation; olefin addition; magnesium
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Lin, H.; Yang, M.; Huang, P.; Cao, W. A Facile Procedure for the Generation of Dichlorocarbene from the Reaction of Carbon Tetrachloride and Magnesium using Ultrasonic Irradiation. Molecules 2003, 8, 608-613.

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