What starting materials would you use to prepare each of the following by a Diels- Alder...
What starting materials would you use to prepare each of the following by a Diels- Alder reaction?
Dienes and Dienophiles:
A conjugated diene will react with a dienophile in a concerted electrocyclic mechanism to yield a six-membered ring. Good yields are obtained when the conjugated diene has electron donating groups and the dienophile has electron withdrawing groups.
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Retro-Diels-Alder Reaction: Mechanism & Overview
fromChapter 3 / Lesson 13
In this lesson we will learn about the Retro-Diels-Alder reaction and how it works as the reverse of the Diels-Alder reaction. We will learn how to determine what products are formed and the stereochemistry of those products.
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