Quiz - Ester Enolates, Claisen Condensation | Ester Enolates and the Claisen Condensation
Which of the following compounds is the most acidic?
What is the first step of a Claisen condensation?
Nucleophilic addition on the carbon
Electrophilic addition on the oxygen
Ester enolate formation
Protonation upon acidic condition
First step of a Claisen condensation: ester enolate formation
What is the product of the Claisen reaction between an ester and a ketone?
What are the products of 3-ketoacid decarboxylation?
Ketone + CO2
Ester + CO2
Carboxylic acid + CO2
What is the product of the malonic ester synthesis?
Malonic ester synthesis:
Which of the following reagents reacts like β-Diesters during a Michael addition?
All of the above