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Chemistry of Ketone Dilithio Dianions

Organolithium Compounds (2006)

  1. Ilhyong Ryu1,
  2. Hiroyuki Nakahira2

Published Online: 15 DEC 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470682531.pat0346

Patai's Chemistry of Functional Groups

Patai's Chemistry of Functional Groups

How to Cite

Ryu, I. and Nakahira, H. 2009. Chemistry of Ketone Dilithio Dianions. Patai's Chemistry of Functional Groups. .

Author Information

  1. 1

    Osaka Prefecture University, Department of Chemistry, Graduate School of Science, Sakai, Osaka, Japan

  2. 2

    Sumitomo Pharmaceuticals, Chemistry Research Laboratories, Research Division, Osaka, Japan

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 DEC 2009


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    Methods for the Generation of Ketone Dilithio Dianions
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    Reactions of Ketone Dilithio Dianions


  • ketone dilithio dianion chemistry;
  • nitro-attached ketone dianions and rapid proton transfer;
  • ketone dilithio dianion generating method;
  • lithium enolate formation using LDA;
  • ketone dilithio dianion reaction;
  • carbonyl compounds and epoxide reaction;
  • double C–C bond-forming reaction;
  • annulation reactions