An investigation into the mechanism of the optical resolution of "normal" -αγ-dimethyl-glutaconic acid by means of strychnine and the racemising action of acids and alkalis on the active acid
McCombs, Terence Henderson
Degree GrantorUniversity of Canterbury
Degree NameMaster of Science
The glutaconic acids are a group of unsaturated dibasic acids in which both geometrical isomerism and tautomeric mobility are found. The mobility is associated with a three-carbon system activated by two terminal carboxyl groups.