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Unformatted text preview: (15 points) Draw the mechanism of the following reaction, using the curved-arrow notation to indicate the reorganization of electron density. Show all intermediates and denote all unshared electrons, formal charges and countercharges where appropriate. Denote reversibility or irreversibility for each primary mechanistic step. (N.B.: Lone pairs were left off of the pyrophosphate oxygens for graphical clarity.) O O CH 3 OPOPO - Na+ O- O Na+ Na+ CH3 H3 C CH3 H 3C CH 3
α-bisabolol H 3C excess H2 O OH CH 3 farnesyl pyrophosphate 5. (10...
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This note was uploaded on 12/05/2012 for the course BIO 202 taught by Professor Roulio during the Spring '12 term at Lycoming.
- Spring '12