Summary: Pyrroloimidazoles have been synthesized by diastereoselective of 1,3-dipolar cycloaddition by using 4, 5-dihydroimidazolium ylides
with an alkylating agent and base.
Addition of azomethine ylides
to C60: synthesis, characterization, and functionalization of fullerene pyrrolidines.
A small sample of the individual chapter topics includes arborescent polymers with a mesoscopic scale, living polymerization of ylides
, highly branched functional polymer architectures using click chemistry, and precision polyolefins.
In this work, they present 13 review articles describing various aspects of this emerging field, including asymmetric synthesis of chiral sulfoxides, asymmetric synthesis of optically active sulfinic acid esters, asymmetric transformations mediated by sulfinyl groups, synthesis and applications of chiral dithiocetal derivatives, synthesis and use of chiral sulfur ylides
, synthesis and use of chiral sulfoximines, synthesis and use of chiral sulfinamides, asymmetric catalysis using sulfoxides as ligands, sulfones in asymmetric catalysis, and computational studies on asymmetric reactions with sulfur reagents.
Our preliminary studies aim to investigate electrocylizations using stabilized azomethine ylides
in order to develop optimum reaction conditions.
Several new and very promising families of strong neutral bases--"proton sponges" [31-33], guanidines , amidines, phosphazenes [28-30, 35, 36], phosphorus ylides
[37, 38]--have emerged.
In one experiment, described in volume 124, issue 22 (2002) of the Journal of the American Chemical Society, he and his colleagues generated compounds known as phosphorus ylides
(or phosphoranes) without solvents, the first time such a feat had been reported.