Ammonium acetate is a chemical compound with the formula CH3COONH4 (or C2H4O2.NH3 or C2H7NO2). It is a white solid, which can be derived from the reaction of ammonia and acetic acid.
Cellulose acetate is used as a film base in photography, and as a component in some adhesives; it is also used as a synthetic fiber and in the manufacture of cigarette filters.
An acetate (IUPAC name: ethanoate) is either a salt or an ester of acetic acid. Its formula is written both as CH3CO2- and C2H3O2-. Chemists abbreviate acetate as OAc− and AcO−.
Catalyzes the alkynylation of carbonyl compounds with trimethylsilylacetylenes providing good yields of propargylic alcohols.