ylides


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yl·ides

(il'idz),
A class of compounds in which a positively charged negative element from group V or VI of the periodic table (for example, N, O, S, P) is bonded to a carbon atom having an unshared pair of electrons; ylides have been observed in a number of enzyme-catalyzed reactions.
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Mechanically induced solid-state generation of phosphorus ylides and the solvent-free Wittig reaction.
The team created the ylide (benzoylmethylene) triphenylphosphorane by ball-milling (phenacyl) triphenylphosphonium bromide with anhydrous potassium carbonate ([K.
Use of stabilized carbanions, ylides and enamines for carbon-carbon bond formation reactions,
CHAPTER 3 STABILIZED CARBANIONS, ENAMINES AND YLIDES.