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  • n. Any salt or ester of diazoacetic acid; the esters react with alkenes to form cyclopropane derivatives

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  • Reaction of styrene and ethyl diazoacetate in the presence of a small amount of a chiral Schiff base-Cu (II) complex gave optically active cyclopropane derivatives, albeit with

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