- What is the mechanism for salicylaldehyde + Diethyl malonate --> Ethyl-3-coumarin carboxylate
- Scopoletin, 6-methoxy-7-hydroxycoumarin, can be isolated from the bark of wild cherry trees. Show the reactants that you would use to synthesize scopoletin.
1) > the first step is transesterification. > the second stage is where the alpha carbon is... View the full answer