Preparation and reactions of pyridinyl tellurides

M. Shilai, M. Uchiyama, Y. Kondo, T. Sakamoto

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Tellurium-metal exchange reaction of n-butyl 2-pyridinyl telluride derivatives with n-butyllithium or dilithium dimethylcyanocuprate proceeded smoothly to give the corresponding 2-pyridinylmetal derivatives, which are important intermediates for functionalization of pyridines.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)481-484
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Heterocyclic Chemistry
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2001 Jan 1

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  • Organic Chemistry


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