Grignard reagents in ionic liquids

Man Chun Law, Kwok Yin Wong, Tak Hang Chan

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Grignard reagents were generated from magnesium and organic iodides in the ionic liquid n-butylpyridinium tetrafluoroborate, [bpy][BF4], and they showed different reactivity from classical Grignard reagents in organic solvents.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2457-2459
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number23
Publication statusPublished - 19 Jun 2006

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry


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