Reactions of Conjugated Dienes
(Carey, Chap. 10)

Reaction Product Notes
allylic carbocation;
resonance-stabilized;
1,2-adduct major with
  "kinetic control"
1,4-adduct major with
  "thermodyn. control"
allylic carbocation;
resonance-stabilized;
1,2-adduct major with
  "kinetic control"
1,4-adduct major with
  "thermodyn. control"
"Diels-Alder reaction"
E must be conjugating
group (eg, C=O or C=C);
concerted reaction;
stereospecific re dienophile

schwartz@chem.fsu.edu