The carbon adjacent to an aromatic ring – the “benzylic” carbon – can participate in several useful and interesting reactions. Today we’ll provide examples andRead more
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Between posts on tautomerism and on lewis acid catalysis, I neglected to mention a really important point in carbonyl chemistry that illustrates another facet ofRead more