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4,4-Dimethyl-1,3-dioxane is cracked to isoprene in the presence of water and a phosphoric acid (or calcium phosphate) catalyst.Water is required to hydrolyse the acetal forming the alcohol ready for elimination.
Industrial Organic Chemistry, 3rd. Ed. K. Weissermel, H.-J. Arpe, VCH (1997)
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