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Sigma-Aldrich

Potassium hydroxide on alumina

Synonym(s):
KOH on alumina
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
HKO
Molecular Weight:
56.11
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.22

form

powder

Quality Level

mp

>300 °C

SMILES string

[OH-].[K+]

InChI

1S/K.H2O/h;1H2/q+1;/p-1

InChI key

KWYUFKZDYYNOTN-UHFFFAOYSA-M

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Application

Potassium hydroxide on alumina (KOH/AL2O3) can be employed as a base catalyst:
  • For the dehydrogenation of cyclic hydrocarbons (cycloolefins, cycloparaffins, and alkyl aromatics).
  • To prepare pyridazine derivatives from 1,2-dicarbonyls, and hydrazine hydrate under microwave (MW) irradiation.
  • In the total synthesis of natural product (-)-varitriol and (-)-3′-epi-varitriol (an isomer of (-)-varitriol) as potent antitumor agents.

Packaging

25, 100 g in glass bottle

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