Baldwin's rules

Classes of cyclization (3-exo-tet)

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The ring being formed has three members; the breaking C-Br bond is outside the new ring (exo); the C carrying Br is a tetrahedral (sp3) atom (tet).

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K. Gilmore and I. V. Alabugin, Chem. Rev., 2011, 111, 6513–6556. 

 

 

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