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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

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posted on 2004-06-23, 00:00 authored by Xuyang He, Bruce C. Noll, Alicia Beatty, Robert E. Mulvey, Kenneth W. Henderson
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.