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Chemical transformations of Β-chlorovinylmercury chlorides

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    It was shown that the stereoisomeric trans- and cis-Β-chlorovinylmercury chlorides undergo mutual transformation when either of the stereoisomers is heated above the melting point. A similar reversible isomerization also proceeds in the presence of mercuric chloride.

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    Treatment of the cis-isomer with sodium iodide and phenylmagnesium chloride leads, respectively, to the formation of symmetrization and substitution products, whereas the trans-isomer eliminates acetylene in both reactions.

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Translated from Izvestiya Akademii Nauk SSSR, Seriya Khimicheskaya, No. 8, pp. 1814–1816, August, 1973.

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Nesmeyanov, A.N., Prokof'ev, A.K., érdyneev, N.S. et al. Chemical transformations of Β-chlorovinylmercury chlorides. Russ Chem Bull 22, 1757–1759 (1973). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00932108

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Keywords

  • Sodium
  • Chloride
  • Melting Point
  • Iodide
  • Acetylene