Draw out the structure after reaction with each of these reagents. Explain in detail the reaction...

Question:

Draw out the structure after reaction with each of these reagents. Explain in detail the reaction with the first reagent (HO--CH2--CH2--OH / in H+).

Wittig reaction:

Wittig reaction is a type of coupling reaction used to form a carbon-carbon double bond. In Wittig reaction aldehyde or ketone is reacted with triphenylphosphonium ylide to form an alkene and triphenylphosphine oxide. It is also known as Wittig olefination reaction.

Answer and Explanation:

Following things are happening in the given reaction:-

  • Protection of ketone group, ketone functional group is protected with the help of ethyl...

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The Wittig Reaction & Alkene Synthesis: Definition & Examples
The Wittig Reaction & Alkene Synthesis: Definition & Examples

from Chemistry 304: Organic Chemistry II

Chapter 2 / Lesson 14
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