Niobium Pentachloride in Organic Synthesis: Applications and Perspectives

Author(s): Carlos Kleber Z. Andrade.

Journal Name: Current Organic Synthesis

Volume 1 , Issue 4 , 2004

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Niobium pentachloride has proved to be a powerful activating agent for various organic reactions. This oxophylic reagent possesses a good Lewis acidity and has received increasing attention in recent years. Different outcomes from more common Lewis acids have been achieved in some reactions. In this review, the applications of this versatile reagent in organic synthesis will be disclosed.

Keywords: niobium pentachloride, lewis acids, organic synthesis

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Year: 2004
Page: [333 - 353]
Pages: 21
DOI: 10.2174/1570179043366639
Price: $58

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