CHEM 202 University of Illinois Organic Chemistry Hydrolysis Reactions Exam Acetals
Be able to predict the product of acetal forming and hydrolyzing reactions
Be able to draw the mechanism for acetal formation
Use acetals as protecting groups in planning a synthesis
Imines and enamines
Be able to predict the product of imine and enamine forming and hydrolyzing reactions
Be able to draw the mechanism for imine and enamine formation
Reductive amination and amide reduction
Be able to predict the products of reductive amination and amide reduction reactions
Be able to draw the mechanism for the reduction part of a reductive amination
Be able to use reductive amination in planning a synthesis
Be able to use LiAlH4 in planning a synthesis
Recognize phosphonium ylide as a Wittig reagent
Be able to predict the products of a Wittig reactions
Be able to use the Wittig reaction in planning a synthesis Chem 202, Organic Chemistry I, Spring 2020
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1. (8 points) Predict the product of the following hydrolysis reactions.
2. (8 points)
a. Using the Wittig reaction, Identify the necessary reagents to prepare the alkene
b. The following undergoes an intramolecular Wittig reaction. Draw the product.
3. (10 points) Design a synthesis for the following target molecule using the starting reagent
indicated and any other necessary reagents. A retrosynthesis is not required, but you may
find it helpful.
4. (12 points) Fill in the missing intermediates and/or reagents from the scheme below.
5. (12 points) Draw a complete mechanism for the following transformation.
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