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Unformatted text preview: - Br-C C H 3 C CH 3 CH 3 Br- Br-C H 3 C CH 3 CH 3 Consider the S N 2 reaction below. N CH 3 + CH 3 Br N CH 3 CH 3 Br ● (3) Identify by structure: the nucleophile _________________________ the electrophile _________________________ the leaving group ________________________ ● (2) What would be the impact on the rate of this reaction if the concentrations of the two reactants were doubled? Explain briefly. ● (3) Suggest an alternate route to the product by an intramolecular substitution reaction. HINT: The bond to be formed in this reaction has been located for you. N CH 3 CH 3 Br BONUS QUESTION! Among the chemical agents used to hasten the recent demise of Oklahoma City bomber Timothy McVeigh was the steroidal muscle relaxant pancuronium bromide. Pancuronium bromide can be prepared by the reaction below. Deduce the structure of pancuronium bromide. CH3 H3C OCOCH3 CH3CO2 N N excess CH 3 Br pancuronium bromide...
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