HW12 - for the reaction shown above. As usual, be sure to...

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CH 310N Spring 2008 Last Name: First Name: Dr. Bocknack UTEID: Score: Graded Homework Problem #12 Deadline : 3:00 p.m., Thursday, 3/27/08 LATE WORK WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED OR GRADED!!! This problem is worth a total of 20 raw points. Consider the overall transformation shown below, which is an example of a crossed aldol reaction: + O CH 3 H O H NaOH, H 2 O heat O + H 2 O Using curved arrows to show movement of electron pairs, propose a mechanism
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Unformatted text preview: for the reaction shown above. As usual, be sure to show structures of all important reaction intermediates. If an intermediate is a resonance hybrid, it is only necessary to draw the most important contributing resonance structure. Please note that this reaction takes place under basic reaction conditions all charged intermediates involved in the mechanism should therefore be anionic ....
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