Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
- Curran D, Fairweather N. Quantitating the effect of an ortho substituent on cyclization and intramolecular hydrogen-transfer reactions of aryl radicals. J Org Chem. 2003;68:2972-4 pubmed..Rate constants for all of these processes are high (>10(8) M(-)(1) s(-)(1)), and the rates are only marginally reduced (<33%) by the introduction of methyl group ortho to the reacting radical. ..