From: Paul D. Jones (pdjones$##$ucdavis.edu)
Date: Tue Jul 20 2004 - 11:38:07 EDT
I have found that quenching the carbanion with finely powdered dry ice
works well. of course, this is assuming you have formed the anion, which I
have also found to be tricky.
To dry CO2(g), I pass it through a column of crushed activated 4A sieves.
This seems to work pretty well.
Paul D. Jones, Ph.D.
NIH Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Entomology &
Cancer Research Center
University of California, Davis
Davis, CA 95616
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>I need to do a carboxylation of tetraiodophenyl-adamantane by using tBuLi
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