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Scale up week: GRAMS ON GRAMS

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Going to be a short post as I've been pretty busy in the lab,…

Pyridine catalyzed acylation of Meldrum's acid en route to a β-keto ester

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We're attempting our first multi-step synthesis and have finally…
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Recrystalization of Meldrum's acid from acetone - Prepping for the pilot reaction

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So the reagents for the synthesis are finally almost all here,…