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ERIC Number: EJ755038
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Jan
Pages: 3
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 0
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ISSN: ISSN-0021-9584
Greening Wittig Reactions: Solvent-Free Synthesis of Ethyl Trans-Cinnamate and Trans-3-(9-Anthryl)-2-Propenoic Acid Ethyl Ester
Nguyen, Kim Chi; Weizman, Haim
Journal of Chemical Education, v84 n1 p119-121 Jan 2007
Green procedure is used to create solvent-free alternatives for conventional Wittig reactions, which are widely used to install a double bond in a highly selective manner. Solvent-free reactions reduce health and environmental risks and provide a basis for an inquiry-based discussion of the stereochemistry of the Wittig reaction and the factors influencing the chemical shifts of alkenyl protons.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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