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Lithium Diisopropylamide (LDA 9505)
LDA is a non-pyrophoric hindered non-nucleophilic strong base widely used for the generation of carbanions1, including the initiation of anionic polymerization2. (1) Wakefield Organolithium Methods; Academic Press: New York, 1988, 32-44. (2) J.Polym.Sci. Part A: Polym. Chem. 1994, 32, 2425. This product circumvents the generation and evolution of butane associated with the preparation of LDA by the reaction of n-butyllithium and diisopropylamine.
CAS #: 4111-54-0