CHEM239Asum11_Quiz-1 - Draw all steps for the mechanism. O...

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Chem239 Summer, 2011 Quiz #1 Prof. Sasaki ______________________________________________________________________ 1. Esters are not commonly used to prepare amides. However, when the compound A ( an ester ) is allowed to stand in pentane, it is easily converted to a constitutional isomer B ( an amide). The most likely mechanism involves an intramolecular acyl substitution reaction.
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Unformatted text preview: Draw all steps for the mechanism. O O NO 2 H N O N NO 2 HO compound B compound A 2. Show how you would accomplish the following multi-step synthesis. You may use any reagents that you wish. Methoxybenzene (anisole) ------> p-methozybenzamide...
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