Pyrolysis of Alkyl Pyridyl Ethers

Louis B. Kasunic, Ingrid L. Evoy, Chaim N. Sukenik

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A study of the mechanism of the pyrolysis of a series of alkyl pyridyl ethers has revealed the absence of any 1,3 alkyl shift and a linear correlation between olefin regiochemistry and pyridine leaving group ability in a thermal elimination reaction.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1969-1970
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Organic Chemistry
Issue number9
StatePublished - Apr 1981
Externally publishedYes


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