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[*] posted on 3-10-2013 at 05:07
Wittig reaction - functional groups

I wonder whether carbonyl group of ester is affected under Wittig reaction conditions? If not why? What are the functional groups affected and not affected under these conditions.

I suspect halides will undergo some sort of elimination.

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