Cyclopropenyl anion: An energetically nonaromatic ion

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A central idea in organic chemistry for the past 50 years is that cyclopropenyl anion is antiaromatic. A correlation between cycloalkene acidities and allylic bond angles reveals that energetically this is not case, cyclopropenyl anion is nonaromatic.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)7370-7372
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Organic Chemistry
Issue number14
StatePublished - Jul 19 2013


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