0244Pb16-10.cwk (WP)

0244Pb16-10.cwk (WP) - Problem 16 Chemistry 0244 2010...

Info iconThis preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Problem 16, Chemistry 0244, 2010 Pyridine and imidazole are modest Brønsted bases at nitrogen, whereas pyrrole is not. N N H N N H pyridine pyrrole imidazole C 2 In fact, pyrrole is protonated only in strong acid, and protonation occurs at C2, not on nitrogen. First, explain why pyridine and imidazole are basic and pyrrole is not. Which N of
Background image of page 1
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 03/02/2010 for the course CHEM orgo taught by Professor Jones during the Spring '10 term at NYU.

Ask a homework question - tutors are online