Allylic Radicals - Allylic Radicals Allylic radicals form...

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Allylic Radicals Allylic radicals form readily because they are more stable than ordinary primary, secondary, tertiary, or vinyl radicals 1
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Chaper 15 2 Allylic Radicals Stabilized by resonance. Radical stabilities: 1 ° < 2 ° < 3 ° < 1 ° allylic. Substitution at the allylic position competes with addition to double bond. To encourage substitution, use a low concentration of reagent with light, heat, or peroxides to initiate free radical formation.
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