what is meant by D-exchange in carbonyl compounds when they are treated with OD-/D2O?

Asked by aishwaryajoshi | 18th Apr, 2012, 07:54: AM

Expert Answer:

When a carbonyl compound is treated with OD- in D2O all H?'s (and only the H?'s) are exchanged for deuterium.

Answered by  | 18th Apr, 2012, 12:22: PM

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