Halogenation in the Allyl Position


IN the last issue of the "Annual Reports of the Chemical Society"1, F. S. Spring has directed special attention to the success of Ziegler and his collaborators2 in substituting olefines in the α-methylene, or 'allyl position', by means of N-bromo-succinimide, and it has been claimed that this is a new reaction.

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    "Annual Reports of the Chemical Society",40, 101 (1943).

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    Annalen dier Chemie, 551, 80 (1942).

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    J. Chem. Soc., 1805 (1939).

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    J. Chem. Soc., 2007 (1937).

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    Waters, Trans. Faraday Soc., 37, 770 (1941).

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    J. Amer. Chem. Soc., 61, 3425 (1939).

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