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22-23 The two optically B-keto acids below were decarboxylated using the
conditions typically used for the acetoacetate synthesis. Will the ketone
products also be optically active? Provide the complete mechanism to
explain your answer.
(a)
Нао*
ОН
Нeat
СНз
СНз
(b)
Нзо*
ОН
Нeat
H CH3

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22-23 The two optically B-keto acids below were decarboxylated using the conditions typically used for the acetoacetate synthesis. Will the ketone products also be optically active? Provide the complete mechanism to explain your answer. (a) Нао* ОН Нeat СНз СНз (b) Нзо* ОН Нeat H CH3

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