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Find the product, H, of the following reaction sequence. (Image)

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Find the product, H, of the following reaction sequence.

POEt

Wittig Reaction

It is the most important organic reaction for the synthesis of the alkenes or it takes the lead for the formation of the carbon-carbon double bond. It is formed by the reaction of the given aldehyde or ketone with the phosphonium ylide. The driving force of this reaction is the formation of the betaine which involved the bond formation between the oxygen atom and phosphorous atom. This bond has a very high bond dissociation energy in the dynamics of the chemistry.

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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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