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Problem: Heating of compound 1 with sodium hydroxide in water led to isolation of the cyclic product 2. Write a detailed mechanism that explains the conversion of 1 to 2. Show all intermediates!

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Heating of compound 1 with sodium hydroxide in water led to isolation of the cyclic product 2. Write a detailed mechanism that explains the conversion of 1 to 2. Show all intermediates!

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