Outline a Wittig synthesis of each of the following compounds from an appropriate alkyl halide...

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Outline a Wittig synthesis of each of the following compounds from an appropriate alkyl halide and carbonyl compound.

WITTIG

Wittig Reaction

The Wittig reaction involves the reaction of an aldehyde or ketone with triphenylphosphonium ylide (aka Wittig reagent) to give an alkene. The triphenyl Phosphnium ylide is formed when triphenyl Phosphide reacts with an alkyl halide. This reaction is performed in one step by taking aldehyde along with the alkyl halide in the presence of triphenyl Phosphide.

Answer and Explanation:


The Carbonyl compounds and the alkyl halides required for the following reactions are listed


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3)


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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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