Formation of ketones from alkyl nitrites in the solid state

Kazushi Kinbara, Hiroshi Takezaki, Akiyoshi Kai, Kazuhiko Saigo

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Alkyl nitrites selectively afforded the corresponding ketones upon photoirradiation in the solid state. It was suggested by the X-ray crystallographic analysis that the cavity in crystal and the initial conformation of the nitroso group had an influence on the yield of the ketones.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)217-218
Number of pages2
JournalChemistry Letters
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1996 Jan 1

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