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Barium hydroxide octahydrate has been used in the centromeric heterochromatin banding technnique and to synthesize BaTiO3. The form Barium hydroxide was reported to catalyze the rate of β elimination of phosphoserine residues. It is also used as a general purpose additive for lubricants and greases, sugar fabrication, manufacturing soaps, fat saponification and chemical synthesis of other barium compounds.
Jay A. Young. Barium Hydroxide Octahydrate. J. Chem. Educ. 2006, 83(4), 539.
ngmar Persson; Magnus Sandström; Haruhiko Yokoyama. Structure of the Solvated Strontium and Barium Ions in Aqueous, Dimethyl Sulfoxide and Pyridine Solution, and Crystal Structure of Strontium and Barium Hydroxide Octahydrate. Zeitschrift für Naturforschung A. 1995, 50(1), 21-37.
Preferred base for the Horner-Wadsworth-Emmons reaction with sensitive aldehydes, such as in formation of complex (E)-enones in natural product synthesis: Synlett, 774 (1993).
Suzuki coupling of 4-iodopyridines with arylboronic acids is promoted by this base which has advantages for sterically hindered substrates: J. Organomet. Chem., 517, 25 (1996).
For a brief feature on uses of the reagent, see: Synlett, 1739 (2002).
Hazard Statements: H302-H314-H332
Harmful if swallowed. Causes severe skin burns and eye damage. Harmful if inhaled.
Precautionary Statements: P260-P264b-P270-P271-P280-P303+P361+P353-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P310-P330-P331-P363-P501c
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