Russian Chemical Bulletin

, Volume 46, Issue 5, pp 1028–1029 | Cite as

Cyclopropane ring opening in the reaction of methylenecyclopropane with silyl radicals stabilized on an activated Aerosil surface

  • V. I. Pergushov
  • N. Yu. Osokina
  • Yu. V. Razskazovskii
  • M. Ya. Mel'nikov
Brief Communications


Alkyl type radicals stable at room temperature and incorporating a double bond not conjugated with the free valence, ≡Si−C(=CH2)−CH2−CH2, are formed in the reaction of methylenecyclopropane with silyl radicals (≡SiO)3Si on an activated Aerosil surface.

Key words

methylenecyclopropane silyl radicals Aerosil activated surface ESR spectra 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • V. I. Pergushov
    • 1
  • N. Yu. Osokina
    • 1
  • Yu. V. Razskazovskii
    • 1
  • M. Ya. Mel'nikov
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of ChemistryM. V. Lomonosov Moscow State UniversityMoscowRussian Federation

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