photodecarboxylation

https://doi.org/10.1351/goldbook.PT07454
Photoinduced extrusion of carbon dioxide (CO2).
Note:
Typical examples are the CO2 extrusion upon excitation of @A00381@-inflamatory 2-arylpropionic acids, such as ketoprofen.
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Source:
PAC, 2007, 79, 293. (Glossary of terms used in photochemistry, 3rd edition (IUPAC Recommendations 2006)) on page 389 [Terms] [Paper]