cyclopropane

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a colorless flammable gas sometimes used as an inhalation anesthetic

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Cyclopropanes and cyclopropanation reactions have been part of the undergraduate organic chemistry lecture and laboratory curriculum for decades.
In the Emerging Organic Synthesis Symposium, graduate student Ian Young, ACIC, presented work he has carried out with Michael Kerr, MCIC, at the University of Western Ontario in the development of a new cycloaddition reaction, in which nitrones and cyclopropanes are coupled to make highly functionalized heterocycles.
The ability to convert olefins into cyclopropanes is a typical reaction of metal alkylidenes.
2]I) that is capable of making cyclopropanes from alkenes.
Charette, along with co-workers Alexandre Gagnon and Jean-Francois Fournier, have now found another method to prepare 1,2,3-trisubstituted cyclopropanes.