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The radical of an aromatic acid (for example, benzoyl); analogous to acyl, the more general term.
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Microwave irradiated functionalized aromatic esters from aroyl halides.
1] due to vNH and vC=O groups respectively, which disappears in the corresponding complexes suggesting the enolization of the -C=O of the aroyl keto group giving rise to the -C=N-N=C moiety [15 ] and consequent deprotonation upon coordination.
3], as a new catalyst system, for the synthesis of fluoro-substituted ketones from potassium aryltrifluroborates and aroyl chlorides.