21.7 The Malonic Ester Synthesis and the Acetoacetic Ester Synthesis

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    β-decarboxylation

    beta-decarboxylation

    Malonic Ester Synthesis

    -forms a substituted acetic acid (adds 2 carbons)

    malonic ester synthesis

    Acetoacetic Ester Synthesis

    -forms a substituted acetone (methyl ketone)

    acetoacetic ester synthesis