neuromodulator (Hive Bee)
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No 336739
      Beta-nitrostyrene to 1-nitro-2-phenylethane Ref.  Bookmark   

Interesting indeed.

Again from "Compendium of Organic Synthetic Methods, Volume 10" (2002) by Michael B. Smith, p. 82.

Beta-nitrostyrene is supposedly stripped of its double bond with yeast and light petroleum in 72% yield.

Bak, R.R.; McAnda, A.F.; _Smallridge. A.J.; Trewhella, M.A.
_Aust. J. Chem._, 1996, 49, 1257.

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