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Unformatted text preview: IF A REACTION INTERMEDIATE IS A RESONANCE HYBRID, PLEASE DRAW ALL IMPORTANT CONTRIBUTING RESONANCE STRUCTURES!!! . Please note that the tert-butoxide anion is a strong base, and that a new carbon-carbon bond is formed at the alpha position of the ketone starting material. The benzene solvent does not participate in the reaction in any way....
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This note was uploaded on 09/04/2008 for the course CH 310n taught by Professor Iverson during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas at Austin.
- Spring '08