0243Pb71-09 - 3 under the same reaction conditions, and...

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Problem 71, Chemistry 0243 - 2009 In acid, compound 2 reacts to give, among other compounds, limonene, 3 . CH 2 OH H 3 O + H 2 O CH 2 OH 2 3 4 (a) Write a mechanism for the straightforward conversion of 2 into 3 . (b) Compound 4 also rearranges to
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Unformatted text preview: 3 under the same reaction conditions, and this is not nearly so straightforward. First, explain why this reaction is perhaps surprising, and then write a mechanism for the conversion of 4 into 3....
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This note was uploaded on 03/02/2010 for the course CHEM orgo taught by Professor Jones during the Fall '10 term at NYU.

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