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Unformatted text preview: Cl O CHEM 317 PS 3 Ethers and Epoxides-Solutions 4. O H + O H + H 2 O O OH HO OH S H 2 O H H acid-catalyzed O base OH O OH H O H HO OH + -OH (+H + ) Acid catalyzed involves attack at the chiral carbon and gives inversion of configuration. For the base catalyzed opening, no bond to the chiral center is broken and the configuration is retained. R R R...
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This homework help was uploaded on 04/09/2008 for the course CHEM 317 taught by Professor Kantorowski during the Fall '08 term at Cal Poly.
- Fall '08