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Question:

Draw the structure of the product for the following reaction

Enamine

The acid catalyzed reaction between an aldehyde or a ketone and a secondary amine produces an unsaturated product known as an enamine. Formation of enamines proceeds with dehydration to generate a double bond between what was the alpha carbon and the carbonyl carbon the carbonyl compound.

Answer and Explanation:

The reaction between the secondary amine and the aldehyde in the presence of a catalytic amount of acid generates the enamine shown.

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