Magnesium hydride-promoted dearomatisation of pyridine

Michael Hill, Dugald J MacDougall, Mary F Mahon

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Reaction of pyridine with well defined magnesium hydride species results in heterocycle dearomatisation by a hydride transfer which occurs with the formation of magnesium compounds containing 1,2- and 1,4-dihydropyridide anions as the respective kinetic and thermodynamic products.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)11129-11131
Number of pages3
JournalDalton Transactions
Issue number46
Publication statusPublished - 2010


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