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Regioselectivity In The Diels-Alder Reaction

Regioselectivity In The Diels-Alder Reaction

November 5, 2018

The Diels-Alder is an onion, and we just keep peeling back the layers. Today’s post is about regioselectivity in the Diels-Alder. Quick summary: “Regioselectivity” In The Diels-Alder Reaction So far …

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Why Are Endo Products Favored in the Diels-Alder Reaction?

May 11, 2018

[Advanced] Secondary Orbital Interactions – A Rationale For Why Endo Products Are Favored   In our last post, we noted that endo products tend to be favored over exo products in the Diels-Alder reaction.…

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Exo vs Endo Products In The Diels Alder: How To Tell Them Apart

February 9, 2018

Today we’ll cover how to tell endo– and exo- products apart in the Diels-Alder reaction. Shortcut below.  For the long winded walkthrough with lots of examples, read the post. Exo and Endo Products in…

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