Activation of tertiary paraffins by elemental fluorine

Chava Gal*, Shlomo Rozen

*Corresponding author for this work

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

40 Scopus citations


Elemental fluroine was found to substitute, in a regio and stereospecific way, tertiary unactivated hydrogens in alkanes - the most unreactive family of organic compounds.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)449-452
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number4
StatePublished - 1984


Dive into the research topics of 'Activation of tertiary paraffins by elemental fluorine'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this