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Utility of Hydrogen Selenide and Its Related Salts for the Synthesis of Selenium- Containing Heterocycles

[ Vol. 7 , Issue. 1 ]


Geoffroy L. Sommen and David Thomae   Pages 44 - 61 ( 18 )


Interest in organoselenium chemistry has been increasing for the last 25 years. This paper reviews the use of sodium selenide and its hydrogenated form (NaHSe, H2Se) for the preparation of a wide variety of selenium-containing heterocycles.


Selenide, heterocycles, selenium, selenacrown-ether, selenazole, selenazine, selenophenes


Lonza Braine SA, Chaussee de Tubize 282, BE-1420 Braine l'Alleud, Belgium.

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