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This is the Kolbe reaction where phenoxide is alpha-carboxylated. Alkyl lithium reagents readily alkylate CO2, but phenoxide requires forcing conditions.

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Interaction, Reaction, Process defined as:
Kolbe Reaction
Substitution: Electrophilic Aromatic

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