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draw the skeletal structure MOP that would result from 4-cyclohexylbutan-2-ol reacting with ...

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draw the skeletal structure MOP that would result from {eq}4-{/eq}cyclohexylbutan{eq}-2-{/eq}ol reacting with

{eq}K_2Cr_2O_7 / H_2SO_4, H_2O?{/eq}

Oxidation of Secondary Alcohols:

Secondary alcohols can be oxidized to ketones by reacting with oxidizing agents. A mixture of potassium dichromate in aqueous sulfuric acid is an example of an oxidizing gent that can convert secondary alcohols to ketones.

Answer and Explanation:

The skeletal structure of the major organic product (MOP) that would result from 4-cyclohexylbutan-2-ol reacting with {eq}\rm K_2Cr_2O_7/H_2SO_4, \ H_2O {/eq} is given below.

This is oxidation of a secondary alcohol to a ketone using potassium dichromate in aqueous sulfuric acid.


Learn more about this topic:

Aldehyde & Ketone Synthesis by Oxidation of Alcohols
Aldehyde & Ketone Synthesis by Oxidation of Alcohols

from Chemistry 304: Organic Chemistry II

Chapter 2 / Lesson 7
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