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nitrene

[′nī‚trēn]
(organic chemistry)
A molecular fragment that is an uncharged, electron-deficient species containing a monocovalent nitrogen.
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The decomposition reaction of aromatic sulfonyl azides when irradiated with UV light produces nitrogen gas and the nitrene diradical.
Arrey's research interests include: (1) Chemical Education--Organic Chemistry and Methods of Learning and Teaching, (2) Synthesis, Characterization, Computational, and Reactivity of heterocyclic Carbene, Diazirine and Nitrene molecules.
SIMPLIFIED CADOGAN REACTION BY MICROWAVE ENHANCED NITRENE CHEMISTRY
However, despite these significant achievements, the scope of catalytic nitrene transfers remains mainly confined to these two reactions, and, thus, limited when compared to the chemistry of carbenes.
Chemists from the US, Mexico, Europe, and China who specialize in nitrene chemistry highlight how spectroscopy and calculations have been used to characterize various nitrene intermediates since the previous monograph on them appeared three decades ago.
Preparation of 4-Spirocyclohexyloxazolidinone By C-H Bond Nitrene Insertion (Kim Huard and Hlne Lebel).
Unprecedented ring-enlargements to four-membered rings by 3+1 -cycloadditions employing isonitriles, carbenes and nitrenes are envisioned, aryne insertions into the three-membered ring leading to indane systems are planned and a general concept for 3+3 -cycloadditions with 1,3-dipoles is presented paving the way to unusual syntheses of heterocycles.
After setting out principles and practice, they cover the photogeneration of carbon-centered radicals, heteroatom-centered radicals, biradicals and radical pairs, radical ions, carbocations and carbanions, and cargenes and nitrenes.
The book features a summary of SOC computations for various organic diradicals and triplet species with listings of all actual computed values, plus a large data set of experimental and computational results pertaining to nitrenes.