310-7 - CH 310 N T Th 2-3:30 LECTURE 7 Textbook Assignment...

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1 CH 310 N T Th 2-3:30 LECTURE 7 Textbook Assignment: Chapter 15 Homework (for credit): POW 3 posted- Today’s Topics: Organometallic Reagents Notice & Announcements: Exam 1: Monday, 9/22 7-9 PM Last Name: A-L WEL 1.308 Last Name: M-Z WEL 1.316 Organic Lecture Series 2 Organometallic Compounds Organometallic compound: Organometallic compound: a compound that contains a carbon-metal bond The focus will be on organometallic compounds of Mg, Li, and Cu – these classes illustrate the usefulness of organometallics in modern synthetic organic chemistry – the use of organometallics can bring about transformations that cannot be accomplished in any other way Organic Lecture Series 3 Grignard Reagents Grignard reagent: Grignard reagent: an organomagnesium compound – prepared by addition of an alkyl, aryl, or alkenyl (vinylic) halide to Mg metal in diethyl ether or THF Mg + 1-Bromobutane Butylmagnesium bromide (an alkyl Grignard reagent) ether Br MgBr + ether Mg Br MgBr Bromobenzene Phenylmagnesium bromide (an aryl Grignard reagent)
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