S. Bath, Nieves M. Laso, Heraclio López-Ruiz, B. Quiclet-Sire, S. S. Zard. A Practicals access to acyl radicals from acyl hydrazides. Chem. Commun. 204-205 (2003). DOI: 10.1039/B210764C
Various acyl radicals can be generated from the corresponding acyl triphenylmethyldiazo derivatives, produced by in situ oxidation of hydrazide precursors with phenylseleninic acid.