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Cyclopropyl methyl ketone was used in the preparation of homoallylic alcohols. Acetylcyclopropane is used as an intermediate for the manufacturing pharmaceuticals, agrochemicals and other organic compounds.
L. S. Bartell.; J. P. Guillory.; Andrea T. Parks. Electron Diffraction Study of the Structure and Conformational Behavior of Cyclopropyl Methyl Ketone and Cyclopropanecarboxylic Acid Chloride1a. J. Phys. Chem. 1965, 69, (9), 3043-3048.
William G. Dauben.; Richard E. Wolf. Transition-state conformations in the reductive opening of cyclopropyl methyl ketones. J. Org. Chem. 1970, 35, (7), 2361-2367.
Various cyclopropyl ketones have been used in the synthesis of δ-ketonic phosphonium salts which, protected as thioacetals, have found use in the Wittig reaction: Synthesis, 648 (1987):
Gefahrenhinweise (EU): H225-H301-H315-H319-H335
Highly flammable liquid and vapour. Toxic if swallowed. Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation.
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