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Wittig Reactions

on Friday, 31 July 2015. Posted in Latest News

The Wittig reaction is still an invaluable way of making C-C bonds and three recent development are reported here:

1. Toy and co-workers report an unusual polymer supported Wittig reaction here they make a triphenylphosphine reagent supported on polyethyleneimine where the polyethyleneimine support acts as the base for the reaction, so the only by-product from the reaction is the polymer making work up very simple.

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