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Molecules 2016, 21(7), 878;

Radical Smiles Rearrangement: An Update

Institut de Chimie Moléculaire de Reims, UMR CNRS 7312, Université de Reims-Champagne-Ardenne, Faculté de Pharmacie, 51 rue Cognacq-Jay, F-51096 Reims Cedex, France
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Academic Editor: Fawaz Aldabbagh
Received: 12 May 2016 / Revised: 28 June 2016 / Accepted: 28 June 2016 / Published: 6 July 2016
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Free Radicals in Organic Synthesis)
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Over the decades the Smiles rearrangement and its variants have become essential synthetic tools in modern synthetic organic chemistry. In this mini-review we summarized some very recent results of the radical version of these rearrangements. The selected examples illustrate the synthetic power of this approach, especially if it is incorporated into a domino process, for the preparation of polyfunctionalized complex molecules. View Full-Text
Keywords: radical chemistry; Smiles rearrangement; domino reactions; radical cascade; heterocycle radical chemistry; Smiles rearrangement; domino reactions; radical cascade; heterocycle

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Allart-Simon, I.; Gérard, S.; Sapi, J. Radical Smiles Rearrangement: An Update. Molecules 2016, 21, 878.

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