Chap10 - Reactions of Alcohols, Ethers, Reactions Epoxides,...

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Chapter 10 1 Reactions of Alcohols, Ethers, Reactions of Alcohols, Ethers, Epoxides, and Sulfur- Epoxides, and Sulfur- Containing Compounds: Containing Compounds: Chapter 10 Chapter 10
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Chapter 10 2 Contents of Chapter 10 Substitution and Dehydration of Alcohols Epoxides Sulfonate Leaving Groups Organometallic Compounds
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Chapter 10 3 Conversion of Alcohols to Alkyl Halides Hydrogen halide reactions can be S N 1 or S N 2 S N 1 reactions give C+ rearrangements if they can!!
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Chapter 10 4 Conversion of Alcohols into Sulfonate Esters Sulfonic acids are strong acids (p K a 2245 1); hence the conjugate base is weak and an excellent leaving group
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Chapter 10 5 Use of Sulfonate Esters Sulfonate esters commonly are prepared by reaction of the alcohol with a sulfonyl chloride via an S N 2 reaction Sulfonate esters prepared to turn alcohols into good leaving groups Sulfonate ester is an electrophile like alkyl halide – usually designed for S N 2 reaction
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This note was uploaded on 12/30/2011 for the course CHEM 2261 taught by Professor Crowe during the Fall '08 term at LSU.

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Chap10 - Reactions of Alcohols, Ethers, Reactions Epoxides,...

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