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318-9 - CH 318 N LECTURE 9 Textbook Assignment Chapter 15...

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CH 318 N LECTURE 9 Textbook Assignment: Chapter 15 Homework (for credit): POW 4 posted Today’s Topics: Organometallic Reagents Notice & Announcements: Organic Lecture Series 2 Organometallic Organometallic Compounds Compounds
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Organic Lecture Series 3 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 4 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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