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Weekend Challenge Question: Organic

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  1. abb0t
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    \(\sf \color{red}{[NOTE}\): \(\sf \color{}{this ~one ~is ~tough!]}\) Starting with \(benzene\) and using alkanes/ carbonyls with \(3\) carbons or less, propose a mechanism that will yield this product: |dw:1382816587946:dw|

  2. aaronq
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    |dw:1382837096210:dw| |dw:1382837326902:dw|

  3. aaronq
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    wait i would protect the carbonyls first with |dw:1382837725077:dw|

  4. abb0t
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    Wow. Nicely done @aaronq you must be getting an A in orgo right now. This one gave me a headache when I first got it in class.

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    thanks dude. I had orgo last semester (in the summer) and pulled off a decent mark. right now i have OC of biological molecules (carbohydrates, peptides) and theres so much going on, so this stuff seems a lot simpler now. Thanks for posting this up, they're good refresher exercises.

  6. abb0t
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    I never got into that, we did it briefly in O-Chem. but I did do biosynthesis of macromolecyles, but that was my last biochem course.

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