A dramatic effect of a catalytic amount of lead on the Simmons-Smith reaction and formation of alkylzinc compounds from iodoalkanes. Reactivity of zinc metal

Activation and deactivation

Kazuhiko Takai, Tadahiro Kakiuchi, Kiitiro Utimoto

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Abstract

A trace amount of lead found in zinc derived from the pyrometallurgy smelting method decreases the reactivity of zinc toward diiodomethane and iodoalkanes substantially, and this negative effect can be suppressed by the addition of a catalytic amount of Me3SiCl.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2671-2673
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Organic Chemistry
Volume59
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - 1994

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Zinc
Pyrometallurgy
Metals
Chemical activation
Smelting
Lead
methylene iodide

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