Organic Chemistry 2

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Enamine Retrosynthesis

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Enamines are important intermediates in numerous biological processes and the conversion of a ketone/aldehyde to an enamine is an important tool in organic synthesis for activating the position alpha to a carbonyl group.

Select the amine and ketone/aldehyde reacting partners from the choices below that would form the enamine depicted below upon treatment with mild acid.

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A

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B

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C

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D

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