Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Prof. T. F. Jamison
Answers/Suggested Solutions to Saturday May 7 Problem-Solving Session Problems
1. (Discussed on Saturday) The MeO group is at the 5-position of the indole ring.
Organic Structure Determination
Figure 4.1 shows the 1H NMR and a 1H NOE difference spectrum of a 3-indolylacetic acid
derivative 13 bearing a methoxy group at the benzenoic ring.
What is the position of the methoxy gr
(40 points total 5 points each) The molecular formulas and 1H NMR spectra of 8
common organic solvents are provided below and on the following 2 pages. For each,
neatly draw the entire structure (i.e., not the acronym) in the box provided. In some
Problem Set #1
Dunnill and Lilly (Protein Extraction from Microbial Cells, Single Cell Proteins II, S.
Tannenbaum and D.I.C. Wang (eds.), MIT Press, Cambridge, Mass, 1975) observed that protein
recovery from passage of bake