Opinion Paper: Dichloromethane (CH2Cl2) as Methylene Donor in Organic Synthesis

Author(s): Yunyun Liu , Yi Du , Li Wei .

Journal Name: Current Organic Chemistry

Volume 20 , Issue 16 , 2016

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Employing dichloromethane (DCM) as building block for organic synthesis is beneficial because of its low cost and good solubility to organic reactants. The recent advances in the organic syntheses using DCM as the methylene donor are highlighted.

Keywords: Dichloromethane, methylene donor, C-C bond, C-heteroatom bond.

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VOLUME: 20
ISSUE: 16
Year: 2016
Page: [1656 - 1658]
Pages: 3
DOI: 10.2174/1385272820666160427114829
Price: $58

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