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Conjugate Addition to α,β -Unsaturated Compounds O R O R R R O R R Structure of Enones NOTE: the β -carbon of the enone bears a partial positive charge and should therefore be subject to the addition of nucleophiles just as the carbonyl carbon. Whereas addition to a “normal” alkene would generate an unstabilized anion, addition to an enone generates a stabilized anion, i.e. an enolate. Professor M. J. Krische, UT Austin
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Conjugate Addition to α,β -Unsaturated Compounds Why should conjugate addition be favored over carbonyl addition? One reason relates to the relative energies of C=O versus C=C bonds. In a conjugate addition
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This note was uploaded on 03/31/2009 for the course CH 318M taught by Professor Bocknack during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas.

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