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Unformatted text preview: te from a nonsymmetric ketone. Practice Problem 5‐28 – Answer Why does the following reaction give the product shown as the major product when 0.95 equivalents of LDA relative to ketone are used in the first step? THERMODYNAMIC CONTROL – the product is formed via the more stable enolate (more highly substituted double bond). Excess ketone is used to form the more stable thermodynamic enolate from a nonsymmetric ketone....
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This note was uploaded on 10/25/2010 for the course CH 310n taught by Professor Iverson during the Summer '08 term at University of Texas at Austin.
- Summer '08