Published Research - Department of Chemistry

 

Authors

Reuben D. Rieke

Date of this Version

10-12-1999

Citation

United States Patent Rieke Patent Number: 5,964,919

Abstract

A novel Zerovalent Zinc species and an organozinc reagent are disclosed. The Zerovalent Zinc species is directly pro duced by reaction of a reducing agent on a Zinc Salt, preferably Zn(CN). The organozinc regent results from the reaction of the Zerovalent Zinc species and an organic compound having one or more stable anionic leaving groups. These organozinc reagents include a wide spectrum of functional groups in the organic radical, and are useful in a variety of reactions Schemes.

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