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Mixed Anhydride

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    A mixed anhydride is a carboxylic acid anhydride that has the following general structural formula.

    mixedanhydride1.png

    R1≠R2=hydrogen atoms, alkyl groups, aryl groups

    eg:

    mixedanhydride2.png

    see also symmetrical anhydride


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