Horvath Practice Problems 46

Horvath Practice Problems 46 - can act like a Brnstad acid...

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(a) CH 3 CO 2 H+NH 3 ­ CH 3 CO 2 +NH + 4 (b) H 2 S+H 2 O ­ HS +H 3 O + 3. Amino acids have an interesting structure in that they all have a region that acts like and acid and a region that acts like a base. The simplest amino acid is glycine, H 2 NCHCOOH. The nitrogen end can act like a Brønstad base by accepting another proton whereas the oxygen end
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Unformatted text preview: can act like a Brnstad acid by giving up the proton at-tached to it. Write two separate reactions of glycine f rst with a Brnstad acid and then with a Brnstad base. Homework Reading : Kotz and Treichel, 17.1, 17.2 Problems : Chapter 17: 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7 ACIDS AND BASES 45...
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