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    Reaction that generates 4-hydroxycoumarol

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    Water must be excluded from the reaction that generates 4-hydroxycoumarol. In the first step of this reaciton, formation of 4-hydroxycoumarin, what is the purpose of removing the ethanol generated in the reaction?

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    Hi there,

    this reaction is an equilibrium that you want to drive towards your product. The reverse reaction ...

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    The expert examines the reaction that generate 4-hydroxycoumarol. The purpose of removing the ethanol generated in the reaction are determined.