Procedures for the nickel-catalyzed conversion of olefinic and cycloolefinic chlorides into iodides

M. C.J.M. Hooijdonk, T. H.A. Peters, S. F. Vasilevsky, L. Brandsma

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A number of olefinic and cycloolefinic chlorides have been converted into the corresponding iodides by treatment with an excess of sodium iodide in dimethylformamide in the presence of bis(l,5-cyclooctadienyl)nickel or a mixture of nickel bromide and zinc powder.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1261-1263
Number of pages3
JournalSynthetic Communications
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - 1 May 1994
Externally publishedYes


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  • Organic Chemistry

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