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#1 2010-04-14 00:22:03

orgopete
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Grignard opening of epoxide

A poster asks to identify the major product of this reaction. The product is shown. Note that the Grignard prefers to attack at the least substituted end of the epoxide.

         http://www.curvedarrow.com/chem/ZZ20213C48.jpg

A butene oxide opening with propyl magnesium bromide to give octan-4-ol.

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