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Organic Chemistry 2

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Enamine Formation I

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Formation of an enamine (or Schiff base) from a ketone is often the first step in many biological processes. Enamines are produced in the reaction of ketones with secondary amines, forming water as a byproduct. This process often (but not always) requires an acid catalyst.

What is the product of the following reaction?

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A

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B

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C

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D

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