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Unformatted text preview: -Carbon 2 Keto and Enol Tautomers (23.2) We first encountered keto-enol tautomerization in Chapter 11: aldehyde Keto and Enol Tautomers (23.2) Keto form tends to dominate at equilibrium because of greater stability This is because C=O bonds are stronger than C=C bonds Keto and Enol Tautomers (23.2) In some compounds, such as -diketones, the enol form dominates Enolates (23.3) Formed when a base removes an -proton from a carbonyl compound...
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This note was uploaded on 10/24/2011 for the course CHEMISTRY 623 taught by Professor Benson during the Spring '11 term at Kansas.
- Spring '11
- Organic chemistry