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enol

[′ē‚nȯl]
(organic chemistry)
An organic compound with a hydroxide group adjacent to a double bond; varies with a ketone form in the effect known as enol-keto tautomerism; an example is the compound CH3COH=CHCO2C2H5.
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Markopoulos, "Cationic diamineplatinum(II) complexes containing the enolate of N,3-acetyl-4-hydroxypyrrolin-2-one," Inorganica Chimica Acta, vol.
However, the supposedly more accurate calculations with 6-311++g(3d,3p) basis set did not reproduce lowering of enolization energy with an explicit water molecule placed close to the oxygen atom of the enolate and ketone (Table 4).
Combustion fuel additives comprising metal enolates. US 4 474 580, 1984.
The asymmetric generation of [alpha]-hydroxy ketones has been achieved by oxidation of silyl enolates of ketones by using salen-type catalysts [18] and oxidants such as NaOCl, N-oxides, etc.