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Potassium hydroxide on alumina

KOH on alumina
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Potassium hydroxide on alumina (KOH/AL2O3) can be employed as a base catalyst:
  • For the dehydrogenation of cyclic hydrocarbons (cycloolefins, cycloparaffins, and alkyl aromatics).
  • To prepare pyridazine derivatives from 1,2-dicarbonyls, and hydrazine hydrate under microwave (MW) irradiation.
  • In the total synthesis of natural product (-)-varitriol and (-)-3′-epi-varitriol (an isomer of (-)-varitriol) as potent antitumor agents.


25, 100 g in glass bottle

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