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By Peter Sykes

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Therefore the CH2–O bond is preserved in the product, which means that both O’s of the carboxylic acid product come from H2O. 16. Make: C1–O4, C1–O5, O2–C3. Break: C1–O2, C3–O4, C3–O5. 4 OEt 2O cat. H+ 3 H O2N + EtO O2N 1 5 H 6 OEt O 4 OEt H 5 OEt 1 2 6 + EtO 3 O H There are a number of ways this reaction could proceed, but the key step in any of them is attack of O2 on a carbocation at C3. 17. Under these nearly neutral conditions, it is unclear whether the carbonyl O is protonated before or after attack of N.

O 6 7 5 8 O 4 9 10 3 2 O 1 11 O 13 CH3 2 5 mol% NaOH 1 12 O 3 7 4 5 10 11 6 12 8 9 CH3 13 O The first steps are the same as in the previous problem. C4 is deprotonated, it undergoes a Michael addition to C10 (making C4–C10), proton transfer occurs from C13 to C11, and C13 adds to C9 (making C9–C13). At this point, though, rather than an E1cb elimination, a fragmentation occurs, breaking C9– C4. We still have to make C6–C12 and break C12–C13. Proton transfer from C6 to C4 occurs, and C6 adds to C12.

The regiochemistry is determined by the formation of the stabler carbocation. ) Ph OEt (a) (e) Cl Ph OAc (b) Ph OCHO Br Br O (f) (d) (c) H CH3 (g) OCH3 (h) HO n-Bu 3. Number the C’s in 1. We see that the first set of compounds, 2-4, are all obtained by formation of a bond between C4 and C8. To make the C4–C8 bond, we could make C4 electrophilic and C8 nucleophilic, or vice versa. If we make C8 electrophilic by protonation of C9, then after attack of C4, we end up with a 1° carbocation on C5 — very unstable and not what we want.

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