Sterically Crowded Stable Simple Enols

Zvi Rappoport*, Silvio E. Biali

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Zvi Rappoport Is Esther and Mark Watkins Professor of Organic Chemistry at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He was born in Jerusalem in 1936, and received both M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees at The Hebrew University, followed by 2 years of postdoctoral research at UCLA with the late Saul Winstein. His research interests are in nucleophilic vinylic reactions and vinyl cations (the subjects of previous Accounts of Chemical Research articles), solvent effects, reactivity and selectivity, and stable enols. He is a collector of Holy Land and chemistry stamps. Silvio Biall was born in Buenos Aires in 1957. He received B.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. After spending 2 years of postdoctoral research with Kurt Mlslow at Princeton University, he returned to The Hebrew University, where he is currently Lecturer in the Department of Organic Chemistry.

Original languageAmerican English
Pages (from-to)442-449
Number of pages8
JournalAccounts of Chemical Research
Issue number12
StatePublished - 1 Dec 1988


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