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Problem: In the Gabriel synthesis, the nitrogen atom comes from phthalimide, which serves as the starting material. The process requires three steps: (1) deprotonation to form potassium phthalimide, (2) nucleophilic attack with an alkyl halide, and (3) hydrolysis. Draw the reagents for all three steps of the Gabriel synthesis. 

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In the Gabriel synthesis, the nitrogen atom comes from phthalimide, which serves as the starting material. The process requires three steps: (1) deprotonation to form potassium phthalimide, (2) nucleophilic attack with an alkyl halide, and (3) hydrolysis. Draw the reagents for all three steps of the Gabriel synthesis. 

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