Publishchemidea, 2017 No: 22

Submitted: Saturday, November 18th, 2017

Title of the idea: Easy methyl Bromide Generation from Dimethyl Carbonate
Author of the idea: Ramesha
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Key words for search: Methyl Bromide, Dimethyl Carbonate
Explain briefly the idea

DMC Methyl bromideDimethyl carbonate can be used as a methylating agent under basic condition under pressure. Can this be extended to Bromide ion? If so, this becomes an easy wy of producing either Methyl Bromide (gas) or Methyl Iodide.

Why do you think this idea will work? Methyl group is sufficiently electrophillic ..
Do you have any experimental proof? No
Literature reference None
Where it is useful? Both academic and industrial research.
Do you plan to work on this idea in near future? No
Interested in collaboration? No
Nature of idea: Experimental
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