For the reaction below: Use curved arrows to show the mechanism of the step below. Make the ends...

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For the reaction below:

Use curved arrows to show the mechanism reaction.

Imines and enamines:

The reaction between primary amines and ketones generates imines. The reaction between secondary amines and ketones generates enamines. In both reacts the amine does a direct addition to the ketone.

Answer and Explanation:

The reaction mechanism for the reaction is given below.

This is formation of an enamine by reaction between a ketone and a secondary amine.

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Nucleophilic Addition Reactions of Aldehydes & Ketones
Nucleophilic Addition Reactions of Aldehydes & Ketones

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