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Offline noork85

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Does the peroxy acid form an epoxide ring?
« on: May 22, 2013, 11:53:37 AM »
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is my product for the reaction correct? im assuming the perbenzoic acid forms a ring,

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Re: Does the peroxy acid form an epoxide ring?
« Reply #1 on: May 23, 2013, 05:21:32 AM »
Yes. The perbenzoic acid does form an epoxide. And HBr brings out ring opening later.
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