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1 of 2 Organic Chemistry II Week 4 worksheet Not for credit Draw the mechanism of intramolecular aldol condensation of 4-methylheptane-2,6-dione to form 3,5-dimethylcyclohex- 2-en-1-one. You will need to perform the aldol condensation, followed by dehydration/elimination of water.
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2 of 2 NOTE: Reagents for first step above should be NaOMe, MeOH NOTE: Reagents for first step above should be NaOMe, MeOH Devise a synthesis (show the necessary series of reactions) to prepare each product shown in the retrosynthesis
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Unformatted text preview: shown below. Remember: There are retrosynthesis , the final product is shown here on the left! You may use additional reagents that contain no more than 4 carbons, plus any other atoms. . Below, you will have performed a method similar to the first two steps in the synthesis of the antibiotic Cipro: Below, which starting material supplies the methyl group at the 4-position in 4-methylheptane-2,6-dione?...
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