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The Generation of Hydroxymethyl Radicals: Photoinduced Electron Transfer as Opposed to Electrochemical Electron Transfer

  • Guido Gutenberger
  • Eric Meggers
  • Eberhard Steckhan

Abstract

The intermolecular addition of hydroxy(alkoxy)methyl radicals to electron-poor double bonds is of strategic importance for organic synthesis. The reason is that these functions can thus be introduced in the form of the umpoled hydroxy(alkoxy)methyl anion synthons.

Keywords

PHOTOINDUCED Electron Transfer Electron Oxidation Primary Electron Donor Silyl Ether Silyl Group 
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References

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    J. Yoshida, Top. Curr. Chem. 1994, 170, 39.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    E. Meggers, E. Steckhan, S. Blechert, Angew.Chem. 1995, 107, 2317; Angew.Chem.IntEd.Engl. 1995, 34, 2137.CrossRefGoogle Scholar

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© Springer Japan 1998

Authors and Affiliations

  • Guido Gutenberger
    • 1
  • Eric Meggers
    • 1
  • Eberhard Steckhan
    • 1
  1. 1.Kekulé-Institut für Organische Chemie und BiochemieUniversität BonnBonnGermany

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