Organic Chemistry Practice Problems Tautomerization Practice Problems Solution: The final step in the hydration of an alkyne under...

Solution: The final step in the hydration of an alkyne under both acidic and basic conditions is the tautomerization of an enol intermediate to give the corresponding carbonyl. Provide an arrow-pushing mechanism for the tautomerization under acidic conditions. 

Problem

The final step in the hydration of an alkyne under both acidic and basic conditions is the tautomerization of an enol intermediate to give the corresponding carbonyl. Provide an arrow-pushing mechanism for the tautomerization under acidic conditions. 

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