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organic synthesis problem
« on: November 13, 2021, 05:43:40 PM »
hi, i am stuck on this problem. i have to create this from cyclopentanone. any help?
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Re: organic synthesis problem
« Reply #1 on: November 14, 2021, 04:01:45 AM »
How many carbons are there in the main chain here? How many do you have in your starting material?

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Re: organic synthesis problem
« Reply #2 on: November 14, 2021, 04:44:10 AM »
There are sevaral ways, this can be a start:

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baeyer%E2%80%93Villiger_oxidation

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Re: organic synthesis problem
« Reply #3 on: November 14, 2021, 12:48:35 PM »
Try doing a retro synthetic analysis, where you try to open the ring.

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