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Ozonolysis of an alkyne, followed by hydrolysis gave botanic acid and 2, 2-dimethylbutanoic acid....

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Ozonolysis of an alkyne, followed by hydrolysis gave butanoic acid and 2, 2-dimethylbutanoic acid. What is the IUPAC name for this alkyne?

Ozonolysis of alkynes:

Terminal alkynes undergo ozonolysis reaction to give a carboxylic acid and carbon dioxide gas. Internal symmetrical alkynes undergo ozonolysis reaction to give a carboxylic acid. Internal unsymmetrical alkynes undergo ozonolysis to give two different carboxylic acids.

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3,3-Dimethyl-4-octyne

The carbons labeled 4 and 5 in the two carboxylic acids were the two sp carbons in the alkyne. Joining them give the...

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