Wurtz-Fittig reaction


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Wurtz-Fittig reaction

[′wərtz ′fid·ig rē‚ak·shən]
(organic chemistry)
A modified Wurtz reaction in which an aromatic halide reacts with an aklyl halide in the presence of sodium and an anhydrous solvent to form alkylated aromatic hydrocarbons.
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Using the Wurtz-Fittig reaction, we have been able to synthesize a large number of simple and substituted cyclic vinylsilanes [15-19].