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Hydration of an alkyne to give a 92% yield of a ketone in the presence of w:Gold(III) chloride. Drawn in IsisDraw, scanned and uploaded by w:User:Walkerma, June 9th 2005. Example chosen from Y. Fukuda, K. Utimoto, J. Org. Chem. 56, 3729-3731 (1991).

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