Meaning of ETHYL ACETOACETATE in English


: a colorless liquid ester with pleasant odor important for its tautomerism [keto form CH 3 COCH 2 COOC 2 H 5 , enol form CH 3 C(OH) = CHCOOC 2 H 5 ] and for the numerous condensations it can undergo — called also acetoacetic ester

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