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Unformatted text preview: important contributing resonance structures, not just the most important one! OH O H O H HO O O A proton on the C atom is removed by the base toyield a resonance-stabilized enolate anion: Reprotonation then occurs on the C atom to yield the rearranged product. The "arrow pushing" is shown using the most important contributing resonance structure of the enolate anion: O O H OH O OH (cat.) H 2 O O...
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This note was uploaded on 10/25/2010 for the course CH 310n taught by Professor Iverson during the Summer '08 term at University of Texas at Austin.
- Summer '08