Problem: Identify the structure of the sleeping pill Ramelteon, which is fortunately much less potent than the sedatives used in the blockbuster film "Inception", and can be synthesized by asymmetric hydrogenation.

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Ramelteon  (C16H21NO2)→ selective melatonin receptor with complex propionamide structure.

  • amide (-CONR)
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Identify the structure of the sleeping pill Ramelteon, which is fortunately much less potent than the sedatives used in the blockbuster film "Inception", and can be synthesized by asymmetric hydrogenation.