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Organic Chemistry / Ozonolysis Retrosynthesis / Problem #16302

The sex attractant of the female arctiid moth contains, among other components, a compound of molecular formula C21H40  that yields following compound upon ozonolysis. Indetify the structure of sex attractant. 

Provide the missing reagent or product.

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Compound X has molecular formula C8H10.  Reaction of Compound X with excess ozone, followed by reaction with dimethyl sulfide and then washing with water produces only the compounds shown below.  Draw a possibility for Compound X that is consistent with these results.

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What is the structure of the molecule that produced the structure below after treatement with ozone in dimethyl sulfide?

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The following problems are a new format. We turn the tables and give you the product. In the space provided show the starting material required to make that product using the given reagents. When more than one starting material would work, you must draw both.

 

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Ozonolysis of which terpene would give equimolar amounts of these compounds?

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Complete the following reaction with the correct structure of starting material. Don’t forget to specify the stereochemistry.

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Predict the starting material or reagents for the following reaction.

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Provide an efficient multistep synthesis for the following conversion of the given starting material into product. Give all necessary reagents and catalysts, and give a structural formula of the organic product. Show stereochemistry appropriately when necessary. If a mixture of products must be present after a step, assume that you can separate the mixture and take the one needed product forward through the next step.

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Which starting material would give the following products upon ozonolysis? CIrcle all that apply.

 

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What reactant will yield the product shown when treated with ozone followed by dimethyl sulfide or aqueous acid?

a) Cyclohexane

b) Cyclohexene

c) 1-Methylcyclopentene

d) 3-Methylcyclopentene

e) None of the above

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