Test: Organic Chemistry


All of the following are characteristics of a Wittig reaction except __________.

it produces a trialkylphosphine oxide or triarylphosphine oxide as a by-product

it proceeds through a phosphaoxetane intermediate

it results in the formation of a carbon-carbon double bond

it involves the reaction of a phosphonium ylide with a carbonyl

it results in the exclusive formation of trans double bonds

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