You may ask Dr. Buncel of Queens Unversity at Kingston, Ontario, Canada. Professor Buncel worked with carbanions for many years as physical organic chemist. You can get expert opinion from him. Good luck!
>From: "Lalor, Fergus" <email@example.com>
>Subject: ORGLIST: Seeking information on 'Comprehensive Caranion Chemistry'(Elsevi er)
>Date: Wed, 2 Feb 2005 21:18:58 -0000
>I am wondering if anyone on the list owns (or, more probably, has library
>access to) the three volume set of 'Comprehensive Carbanion Chemistry'
>published by Elsevier in 1980, 1884 and 1987? If so, I would be most
>grateful if they could find out for me which of the three volumes contains
>information on the oxidation of carbanions and/or the reactions of
>carbanions with molecular oxygen? The series has been long out of print, is
>no longer mentioned on the Elsevier web site and I need this information in
>order that our library can obtain the appropriate volume for me via
>inter-library loans. ILL is expensive for us where books (rather than
>electronic copies of articles) is concerned and I am reluctant to have to
>order all three volumes when I need but the one.
>I will be most grateful for any assistance.
>Dr. Fergus John Lalor
>Department of Chemistry
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