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Crystal structure-reactivity relationships in the solid state photochemistry of 2,4,6-triisopropylthiobenzophenone: C=O...H versus C=S...H abstraction geometry

TitleCrystal structure-reactivity relationships in the solid state photochemistry of 2,4,6-triisopropylthiobenzophenone: C=O...H versus C=S...H abstraction geometry
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication1996
AuthorsFu, TY, Scheffer, JR, Trotter, J
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Volume37
Pagination2125-2128
Date PublishedMar
Type of ArticleArticle
ISBN Number0040-4039
Keywords2, 4, 6-TRIISOPROPYLBENZOPHENONES, CONFORMATION, KETONES, PHOTOCYCLIZATION, TRIPLET-STATES
Abstract

X-ray crystal structure solid state photoreactivity correlations are reported for 2,4,6-triisopropylthiobenzophenone (1a) and its p-methoxy derivative 1b. The results reveal interesting differences in the geometry of gamma-hydrogen atom abstraction for ketones and thiones.

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