Synthesis 2017; 49(08): 1757-1766
DOI: 10.1055/s-0036-1588410
short review
© Georg Thieme Verlag Stuttgart · New York

Cyanogen: A Versatile Reagent for Diversity-Oriented Synthesis

Peter Polák
Department of Organic Chemistry, University of Chemistry and Technology, Prague, Technická 5, 16628 Prague 6, Czech Republic   Email: [email protected]
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Dalimil Dvořák
Department of Organic Chemistry, University of Chemistry and Technology, Prague, Technická 5, 16628 Prague 6, Czech Republic   Email: [email protected]
,
Tomáš Tobrman*
Department of Organic Chemistry, University of Chemistry and Technology, Prague, Technická 5, 16628 Prague 6, Czech Republic   Email: [email protected]
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Publication History

Received: 09 January 2017

Accepted: 13 January 2017

Publication Date:
08 February 2017 (online)


Abstract

This short review summarises the synthetic applications of cyanogen. The review is divided into several parts, including transition-metal-catalysed reactions, addition reactions, and cyclisation processes.

1 Introduction

2 Addition Reactions

3 Ring-Closure Reactions

4 Transition-Metal-Catalysed Reactions

5 Conclusions

 
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