Problem: Draw the product you'd expect from the reaction of (S)-3-iodohexane with CH3S-. Being sure to also draw the stereochemistry as well.

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We are asked to draw the product you'd expect from the reaction of (S)-3-iodohexane with CH3S-


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  • Nucleophile →  Negative
  • Bulky base → No
  • Leaving group → I → 2°  (secondary)
  • Nucleophile → SN2


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Draw the product you'd expect from the reaction of (S)-3-iodohexane with CH3S-. Being sure to also draw the stereochemistry as well.

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