2-Methyl propyl bromide reacts with C2H5O– and gives ‘A’ whereas on reaction with C2H5OH it gives ‘B’. The mechanism followed in these reactions and the products ‘A’ and ‘B’ respectively are

2-Methyl propyl bromide reacts with C2H5O– and gives ‘A’ whereas on reaction with C2H5OH it gives ‘B’. The mechanism followed in these reactions and the products ‘A’ and ‘B’ respectively are :(1) SN1, A= tert-butyl ethyl ether; SN1, B= 2-butyl…

Williamson Synthesis

Williamson Synthesis The Williamson ether synthesis is an organic reaction, forming an ether from an organohalide and a deprotonated alcohol (alkoxide). This reaction was developed by Alexander Williamson in 1850.Typically it involves the reaction of an alkoxide ion with a…

Jones oxidation

Jones oxidation The Jones oxidation is an organic reaction for the oxidation of primary and secondary alcohols to carboxylic acids and ketones, respectively. Jones reagent consists of chromium trioxide and sulfuric acid dissolved in a mixture of acetone and water.…