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Named Reagents

  • Page ID
    15009
  • Named reagent Structure Formula Other Name CAS number
    Adam's catalyst
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    PtO2 Platinum(IV) oxide 1314-15-4
    Appel's salt
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    C2Cl3NS2 4,5-dichloro-1,2,3-dithiazolium chloride 75318-43-3
    Bestmann ylide
    Bestmann ylide.png
    C20H15OP 2-(triphenylphosphoranylidene)ethenone 15596-07-3
    Brady's reagent
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    C6H6N4O4 (2,4-dinitrophenyl)hydrazine 119-26-6
    Brassard's diene
    Brassards diene.png
    C11H22O3Si (E)-((1,3-diethoxybuta-1,3-dien-1-yl)oxy)trimethylsilane
    Bredereck's reagent
    Brederecks reagent.png
    C9H22N2O tert-Butoxy bis(dimethylamino)methane 5815-08-7
    Burgess reagent
    Burgess reagent.png
    C8H18N2O4S 1-methoxy-N-triethylammoniosulfonyl-methanimidate 29684-56-8
    Caro's acid
    Caros acid.png
    H2O5S Peroxymonosulfuric acid 7722-86-3
    Collins reagent
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    C10H10N2CrO3 Dipyridine chromium(VI) oxide 20492-50-6
    Comins' reagent
    Comins reagent.png
    C7H3ClF6N2O4S2 2-[N,N-Bis(trifluoromethylsulfonyl)amino]-5-chloropyridine 145100-51-2
    Corey-Bakshi-Shibata catalyst
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    C18H20BNO (R)-(+)-1-Methyl-3,3-diphenylhexahydropyrrolo[1,2-c][1,3,2]oxazaborole

    (S)-(-)-1-Methyl-3,3-diphenylhexahydropyrrolo[1,2-c][1,3,2]oxazaborole

    112022-83-0

    112022-81-8

    Corey-Chaykovsky reagent
    Corey chaykovsky reagent.png
    C3H8OS Dimethylsulfoxonium methylide 5367-24-8
    Corey lactone
    Corey lactone.png
    C8H12O4 (3aR,4S,5R,6aS)-(−)-Hexahydro-5-hydroxy-4-(hydroxymethyl)-2H-cyclopenta[b]furan-2-one

    (3aS,4R,5S,6aR)-(+)-Hexahydro-5-hydroxy-4-(hydroxymethyl)-2H-cyclopenta[b]furan-2-one

    32233-40-2

    76704-05-7

    Cornforth reagent
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    C10H12N2Cr2O7 Pyridinium dichromate 20039-37-6
    Danishefsky's diene
    Danishefsky diene.png
    C8H16O2Si (E)-1-Methoxy-3-trimethylsilyloxy-1,3-butadiene 54125-02-9
    Dess-Martin periodinane
    Dess martin periodinane.png
    C13H13IO8 1,1,1-Triacetoxy-1,1-dihydro-1,2-benziodoxol-3(1H)-one 87413-09-0
    Echavarren's gold complex
    Echavarrens gold cplx.png
    C22H30AuF6NPSb (Acetonitrile)[(2-biphenyl)di-tert-butylphosphine]gold(I) hexafluoroantimonate 866641-66-9
    Eschenmoser's salt
    Eschenmoser salt.png
    C3H8NI Dimethylmethylideneammonium iodide 33797-51-2
    Fétizon's reagent
    Fetizon reagent.png
    N/A Silver carbonate on Celite N/A
    Fort's base
    Forts base.png
    N/A N/A N/A
    Frémy's salt
    Fremys salt.png
    K2NO7S2 Potassium nitrosodisulfonate 14293-70-0
    Garner's aldehyde
    Garners aldehyde.png
    C11H19NO4 (S)-tert-butyl 4-formyl-2,2-dimethyloxazolidine-3-carboxylate

    (R)-tert-butyl 4-formyl-2,2-dimethyloxazolidine-3-carboxylate

    102308-32-7

    95715-87-0

    Glauber's salt
    Glaubers salt.png
    H20O14Na2S Sodium sulfate decahydrate 7727-73-3
    Gold's reagent
    Golds reagent.png
    C6H14ClN3 (Dimethylaminomethyleneaminomethylene)dimethylammonium chloride 20353-93-9
    Grubbs catalyst (1st generation)
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    C43H72Cl2P2Ru Benzylidene-bis(tricyclohexylphosphine)dichlororuthenium 172222-30-9
    Grubbs catalyst (2nd generation)
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    C46H65Cl2N2PRu (1,3-Bis(2,4,6-trimethylphenyl)-2-imidazolidinylidene)dichloro(phenylmethylene)(tricyclohexylphosphine)ruthenium 246047-72-3
    Guindon's reagent
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    C2H6BBr Dimethylboron bromide 5158-50-9
    Hajos-Parrish ketone
    Hajos parrish ketone.png
    C10H12O2 (S)-7a-methyl-2,3,7,7a-tetrahydro-1H-indene-1,5(6H)-dione

    (R)-7a-methyl-2,3,7,7a-tetrahydro-1H-indene-1,5(6H)-dione

    17553-86-5

    17553-89-8

    Hantzsch's ester
    Hantzschs ester.png
    C13H19NO4 Diethyl 1,4-dihydro-2,6-dimethyl-3,5-pyridinedicarboxylate 214-561-6
    Hatakeyama's catalyst
    Hatakeyamas catalyst.png
    C19H22N2O2 (9S)-3α,9-Epoxy-10,11-dihydrocinchonan-6'-ol 253430-48-7
    Hermann-Beller catalyst
    Hermann-beller catalyst.png
    C46H46O4P2Pd2 trans-di(μ-acetato)bis[o-(di-o-tolylphosphino)benzyl]dipalladium(II) 172418-32-5
    Hieber anion
    Hieber anion.png
    C3FeNO4 N/A N/A
    Hoveyda-Grubbs catalyst (1st generation)
    Hoveyda grubbs first gen.png
    C28H45Cl2OPRu Dichloro(o-isopropoxyphenylmethylene)(tricyclohexylphosphine)ruthenium(II) 203714-71-0
    Hoveyda-Grubbs catalyst (2nd generation)
    Hoveyda grubbs second gen.png
    C31H38Cl2N2ORu (1,3-Bis-(2,4,6-trimethylphenyl)-2-imidazolidinylidene)dichloro(o-isopropoxyphenylmethylene)ruthenium 301224-40-8
    Hünig's base
    Hunigs base.png
    C8H19N N,N-Diisopropylethylamine 7087-68-5
    Kagan's reagent
    Samarium iodide.png
    SmI2 Samarium diiodide 32248-43-4
    Kemp's triacid
    Kemps triacid.png
    C12H18O6 cis,cis-1,3,5-Trimethylcyclohexane-1,3,5-tricarboxylic acid 79410-20-1
    Koser's reagent
    Kosers reagent.png
    C13H13IO4S [Hydroxy(tosyloxy)iodo]benzene 27126-76-7
    Lawesson's reagent
    Lawessons reagent.png
    C14H14O2P2S4 2,4-bis(4-methoxyphenyl)-1,3,2,4-dithiadiphosphetane 2,4-disulfide 19172-47-5
    Leuchs' anhydrides
    Leuchs anhydride.png
    N/A N/A N/A
    Lindlar catalyst
    Lindlars catalyst.png
    N/A Pd/CaCO3 poisoned with Lead (Pb(OAc)2 or PbO) N/A
    Mander's reagent
    Manders reagent.png
    C3H3NO2 Methyl cyanoformate 17640-15-2
    Martin's sulfurane
    Martins sulfurane.png
    C30H20F12O2S Bis[α,α-bis(trifluoromethyl)benzyloxy]diphenylsulfur 32133-82-7
    Meerwein's reagent
    Meerweins reagent.png
    C3H9OBF4 Trimethyloxonium tetrafluoroborate 420-37-1
    Meldrum's acid
    Meldrums acid.png
    C6H8O4 2,2-Dimethyl-1,3-dioxane-4,6-dione 2033-24-1
    Mosher's acid
    Moshers acid.png
    C10H9F3O3 (R)-3,3,3-Trifluoro-2-methoxy-2-phenylpropanoic acid

    (S)-3,3,3-Trifluoro-2-methoxy-2-phenylpropanoic acid

    20445-31-2

    17257-71-5

    Pearlman's Catalyst
    Pearlmans catalyst.png
    N/A Palladium hydroxide on carbon 12135-22-7
    Ohira-Bestmann reagent
    Ohira bestmann reagent.png
    C5H9N2O4P Dimethyl (1-diazo-2-oxopropyl)phosphonate 90965-06-3
    Roche ester
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    C5H10O3 Methyl (S)-(+)-3-hydroxy-2-methylpropionate

    Methyl (R)-(+)-3-hydroxy-2-methylpropionate

    80657-57-4

    72657-23-9

    Schlosser's base
    Schlossers base.png
    N/A N/A N/A
    Schwartz reagent
    Schwartz reagent.png
    C10H11ClZr Bis(cyclopentadienyl)zirconium(IV) chloride hydride 37342-97-5
    Seyferth-Gilbert reagent
    Seyferth gilbert reagent.png
    C3H7N2O3P Dimethyl (diazomethyl)phosphonate 27491-70-9
    Shiina's reagent
    Shiinas reagent.png
    C16H12N2O7 2-Methyl-6-nitrobenzoic anhydride 434935-69-0
    Stryker's reagent
    Strykers reagent.png
    C108H96Cu6P6 (Triphenylphosphine)copper hydride hexamer 33636-93-0
    Tebbe reagent
    Tebbe reagent.png
    C13H18AlClTi N/A 67719-69-1
    Togni's reagent
    Tognis reagent.png
    C10H10F3IO 3,3-Dimethyl-1-(trifluoromethyl)-1,2-benziodoxole 887144-97-0
    Tröger's base
    Trogers base.png
    C17H18N2 (+)-(5R)-2,8-dimethyl-6,12-dihydro-5,11-methanodibenzo[b,f][1,5]diazocine

    (-)-(5S)-2,8-dimethyl-6,12-dihydro-5,11-methanodibenzo[b,f][1,5]diazocine

    529-81-7

    14645-24-0

    Wieland–Miescher ketone
    Wieland miescher ketone.png
    C11H14O2 (S)-(+)-8a-Methyl-3,4,8,8a-tetrahydro-2H-naphthalene-1,6-dione

    (R)-(–)-8a-Methyl-3,4,8,8a-tetrahydro-2H-naphthalene-1,6-dione

    33878-99-8

    100348-93-4

    Wood's metal 50% Bi / 26.7% Pb / 13.3% Sn / 10% Cd
    by weight
    N/A N/A 8049-22-7
    Woollins' reagent
    Woollins reagent.png
    C12H10P2Se4 2,4-Diphenyl-1,3,2,4-diselenadiphosphetan-2,4-diselenide 122039-27-4

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