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Ketone deprotonation mediated by mono- and heterobimetallic alkali and alkaline earth metal amide bases: Structural characterization of potassium, calcium, and mixed potassium-calcium enolates

He, X.Y. and Noll, B.C. and Beatty, A. and Mulvey, R.E. and Henderson, K.W. (2004) Ketone deprotonation mediated by mono- and heterobimetallic alkali and alkaline earth metal amide bases: Structural characterization of potassium, calcium, and mixed potassium-calcium enolates. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 126 (24). pp. 7444-7445. ISSN 0002-7863

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Abstract

Potassium, calcium, and mixed potassium-calcium amide combinations have been shown to be efficient reagents in enolization reactions, and a set of representative intermediate mono- and heterobimetallic enolates have been successfully isolated and crystallographically characterized.