HW08 - Bocknack CH 310N Spring 2010 Please submit to the...

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Bocknack CH 310N Spring 2010 UTEID: Please submit to the correct slot in the collection box outside WEL 2.212!!! Last Name: First Name: Score: Graded Homework Assignment #08 Deadline : 2:00 p.m., Friday, 2/26/10 LATE WORK WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED OR GRADED!!! This assignment is worth a total of 40 raw points. 1. (10 points) When a cyanohydrin is exposed to aqueous base, a hydrolysis reaction occurs which yields an aldehyde or ketone as the major organic product. An example of such a hydrolysis reaction is shown below. Assume that H 2 O is the solvent in this reaction. C C H 3 C OH N OH H 2 O C CH 3 O + C N In the space below, propose a mechanism for this reaction. Use curved arrows to show movement of electron pairs, and be sure to draw the structures of all important reaction intermediates. Be sure to show all lone pairs and nonzero formal charges explicitly in all structures that you draw! If an intermediate is a resonance hybrid, it is only necessary to draw the MOST IMPORTANT contributing resonance structure. Points will be deducted if you draw only a relatively less
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This note was uploaded on 05/15/2010 for the course CH 310 N taught by Professor Blocknack during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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