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Organic Chemistry II Question
« on: May 28, 2018, 03:46:26 AM »


 I am trying to help a friend solve this problem and it has us both lost. Any help would be much appreciated.

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Re: Organic Chemistry II Question
« Reply #1 on: May 28, 2018, 09:39:15 AM »
The first thing that I would do is to calculate the degrees of unsaturation.  With respect to the most downfield peak in the C-13 spectrum, carbonyl groups that are part of ketones give a signal that is quite different from a carbonyl that is part of an amide. 

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