Formation of open anions from dihydro-oxepin

H. Kloosterziel, J.A.A. Drunen, van

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Reaction of 2,3-dihydrooxepin (I) with KNH2 in liq. NH3 yields, as revealed by NMR spectroscopy, the trans-2,cis-3,trans-4,cis-5-7-oxaheptatrienyl anion, which is of fair configurational stability. The barriers for rotation in the oxaheptatrienyl anion are discussed. [on SciFinder (R)]
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)667-672
JournalRecueil des Travaux Chimiques des Pays-Bas
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 1970


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