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Aromatic diazonium ions couple with enolate ions to give diazo ketones. Notice that the diazo N=N double bond rearranges to be in conjugation with the ketone rather than with the aromatic ring. This must be the thermodynamically more stable state.

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Interaction, Reaction, Process defined as:
Complexation or Coupling
Type 15 Lewis Acid/Base Complexation Chemistry

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