Prato Reaction

Prato Reaction

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  • General Characteristics

The derivatization of fullerenes using azomethine ylides via 1,3-dipoloar cycloaddition was developed by Prato. This methodology is applicable to carbon nanotubes as well.

  • General References

  • Maggini, M.; Scorrano, G.; Prato, M. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1993, 115, 9798. doi:10.1021/ja00074a056
  • Prato, M.; Maggini, M. Acc. Chem. Res.1998, 31, 519. DOI: 10.1021/ar970210p
  • Georgakilas, V.; Kordatos, K.; Prato, M.; Guldi, D. M.; Holzinger, M.; Hirsch, A. J. Am. Chem. Soc.2002, 124, 760. doi:10.1021/ja016954m
  • Reaction Mechanism

See the page for 1,3-dipolar cycloaddition.

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The cycloaddition product could undergo reverse reaction (retro-cycloaddition) depending on the conditions.

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Prato Reaction – Wikipedia

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