Unusual alkyl group directing effects during cyclopropane ring hydrogenolysis

M. Naseem Akhtar, W. Roy Jackson, John J. Rooney, Nicolas G. Samman

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2-endo-Alkylnorbornanes are the kinetically preferred products of vapour phase hydrogenolysis of 2-methyl- and 2-cyclohexyl-nortricyclenes (1; R = Me and C6H11) over supported Pt and Pd catalysts, whereas 7-alkylnorbornanes predominate for reactions in acetic acid solutions.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)155-156
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1974

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