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Sodium hydride, a strong non-nucleophilic base, abstracts hydrogen from phosphonium ions to produce the corresponding Wittig reagent.

Chapter 15: Addition to carbon-carbon multiple bonds. J.March, Advanced Organic Chemistry, J. Wiley & Sons, Third Edition, 1985

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Phosphonium ion, alkyl triphenyl (generic)     Reactions Using    Reactions Forming
Sodium hydride     Reactions Using    Reactions Forming
Wittig reagent (generic)     Reactions Using    Reactions Forming
Hydrogen     Reactions Using    Reactions Forming

Interaction, Reaction, Process defined as:
Functional Group Interconvertion
Proton transfer: Brønsted reaction

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