The catalytic effect of potassium and ammonium acetates in anhydrous acetic acid on the rate of racemisation of 1-trans-αγ-dimethylglutaconic acid

by L. W. Jagger

Institution: University of Canterbury
Department: Chemistry
Year: 1938
Record ID: 1302710
Full text PDF: http://hdl.handle.net/10092/8582


The resolution trans αγ-dimethylglutaconic acid was first effected by Mc. Combs, Packer, and Thorpe (J. C. S. in 1931) 134, 547), by means of the acid strychnine salt, use being made of the fact that the l-acid salt is sparingly soluble in acetone whereas the d-acid salt is freely soluble.