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Wittig Reaction

The reaction of the carbonyl compound with phosphorus ylide which results in the formation of an alkene and triphenylphosphine oxide. The intermediate betaine is formed during this reaction.

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Given Reaction

The reaction of cyclohexanone with phosphorus ylide results in the formation...

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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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