Draw alkene products of the following witting reaction, including stereoismers.
The reaction of carbonyl compounds with organophosphorus ylides to produce unsymmetrical alkene is termed as Wittig reaction. The double bond between carbon atoms will form at the place of the C=O bond in the product.
Answer and Explanation:
The reaction of butanal and organophosphorus ylides forms 2,3-dimethylhept-3-ene as the final product. The double bond in the alkene product is formed...
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from Chemistry 304: Organic Chemistry IIChapter 2 / Lesson 14