Write the products and show the full mechanism for the following reaction.

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Write the products and show the full mechanism for the following reaction.

Nucleophilic Addition Reaction :

Nucleophilic addition at carbonyl group is a very common type of addition reaction. The electron-deficient nature of carbonyl carbon makes it easy for a variety of nucleophiles to react with ease. This characteristic is exploited by chemists to synthesize different compounds.

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Ammonium cyanide is a salt of a weak acid and weak base. It provides mild acidic condition and carbonyl oxygen gets protonated. Ammonia attacks with...

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

from Chemistry 304: Organic Chemistry II

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