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CHM 234: Alkynes Part 2, Week 2 notes

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Date Created: 01/24/16
Alkyne Part 2 V Reduction of Alkynes Review 1 Fiatc quot 0 Reduction of Alkynes to Alkanes 0 Reduce by the use of catalytic hydrogenation 0 During the reaction the alkene stage is very dif cult to stop so the nal product is an alkane HZ H IFSCK H n Hg M It V PalC H xozcx quot HjchHz CH3 Hg ngcrH 0 Reduction of Alkynes to Cis Alkenes O Hydrogenation of alkynes can be stopped at alkene stage by using poisoned partially deactivated catalyst O Poisoned Compound I Lindlar s catalyst I NickelBoron complex NizB O This will produce a cis alkene product Jaw z a ass1 H quot 2 0 Reduction of Alkynes to Trans Alkenes O The use of sodium or lithium in liquid ammonia O The reaction stop at the alkene stage because the metal react rapidly With triple bond r 4M Li p a v I V x quotm H f 54543 Mechanism m CH r 39 39 3 CeO CH t wnlec H55 H g gt 12 0 Mia My C33 1 39 l l 52153 1 Addition of an electron to the sp carbon to form a radical anion 2 Protonation of the radical anion to form a Vinylic radical 3 Addition of a second electron forms a Vinyl anion 4 Protonation of the Vinyl anion to form a trans alkene Note Being trans is on a lower energy than cis therefore trans is more stable because of the two bulky groups are on the opposite side Example Na Mg iij r IL 1 x V Paro N VI Hydrohalogenation of Alkynes Review O Goes through electrophilic addition reaction because of weak pi bond 0 Alkyne is less stable and less reactive than alkene at J a 7 1 xi f r 1 I I quotquot 39FF 0quotquot r a CFO 4 SH H r I H i quotr4 M Cr quot sp2 carbocation less s character 4 35 r a n 1 orquot sp carbocation more s character 0 Relative Stabilities of Carbocations a g I Hi quotL i g a 1 V r Rhea gt avg RGH Ro gt RCHI OHI J ERHFG F Kl 4 v H V mp5 F UL Reaction H a V 39 ELY V k h ECJ Hamp i V at o Electrophilic addition of HCl of an alkyne is regioselective 0 Addition follows Markovnikov s rule Mechanism g H Hquot U H 539 Cl v N quotP s a 39939 Ir l HquotCC 39CH3 czg c 39s ltth y a I 31 Cgfgc 5 I v a L1 a 0 Additionally the chlorine atom stabilizes the carbocation by resonance I g 39l 3 O The chlorosubstituted alkene is less reactive than an alkyne because chlorine Withdraws electrons inductively through sigma bond thereby decreasing the nucleophilic character of the double bond Hg 3 RCECH gt Re C 42 Cr 0 With peroxide HBr can be added to a terminal alkyne With antiMarkovnikov 0 Will make a mixture of E and Z isomers CH5 all 0 H26 H3 H CH5 0H2 339 Hz a H fight arcMquot Jr Crc 614304 c Haw LEE 4 W w M H gr H g r VII Hydration of Alkynes Review O AcidCatalyzed Hydration of Alkynes 0 Terminal alkynes are less reactive than internal alkynes With water So mercuric ion Hg2 is used to do the reaction With terminal alkynes This ion is a catalyst P w 39 H x Z aquot quot0 43 C H5 0 a 1 awed man 5 H0 H o z W Heja m 53 H l Enol is bonded to a carboncarbon double bond With an OH group to one of the sp2 carbons Enol rearranges into a ketone 2 Ketone differs from enol from the placement of the double bond and a hydrogen called ketoenol tautomers 3 Tautomers are constitutional isomers that are in rapid equilibrium 4 Equilibrium favors the keto form largely because CO is much stronger than CC T x 5 o eh Hy 7 pDr Li Ha zcraft M at CHEE Hgng H3521 In rm 3C CcC CH1CH 4 chrQ CHl PC HZ CH5 f crc inf ff 3 I C3 l Inw ag J at to D It ht S 39 a H30 CH M 36C H Me 7l If VIII HydroborationOXidation of Alkynes Review o Alkynes can be hydrated antiMarkovnikov by using the hydroborationoxidation reaction 0 Hindered alkyl borane o 9 BBN O Disiamylborane RzBH SiazBH l39 Disinth bemp 3 H had M quot39 i 3 EC39 i wequot Hidekydez o In case of terminal alkyne the keto form is an aldehyde ngQH MNm if G 3C56442 O Mechanism for base catalyzed ketoenol interconversion 39 H 75 WW 4 I2 2 g r r m r quot quotquot H 06 N c H anchcog F 239 f OH V L i 139 H 0 H p H 0 H 0 1339s LSMLQH 1 H302 39 2 IX Halogenation of Alkynes o Bromine and chlorine adds to alkynes to give addition products Br 3 a r a icicfc CZC r 3 1gquot 39 a f x gr g 15713 gr CH3 gr gr b39J 3 C quot c ff 8 1 jquot hilj r clg 5r C X Alkylation of Terminal Alkynes 0 Terminal alkynes can be deprotonated With a strong base which can be used like a nucleophile With an alkyl halide O For an SN2 reaction to proceed in good yield the alkyl halide must be primary With no bulky substituents 0 Secondary and tertiary alkyl halides undergo elimination by an E2 mechanism K CEC MW OpMquotfa6asea Fir R E 19 20 4 quotCECmbm CirCa ems 2 CE39CF39H i or QFCquot 39 at Example Fl I a 2 5 z 3 1 quot7 o Acetylene can undergo alkylation twice F mam 26 L3 39ncs39o E i H 39 JG H C 1 hi Mar agev5 L CH3 gamble VMV C s Mic 5 XI Synthesis Strategies H25 39 LintMarquot Mel 5 J 539 HygijNHa figF A l C 3 Calls wow CHzrahll N S THaDE v 5 mm A I 3 Rquot Swami4 53er Q zh39 l r11 jGHLElar l K5J NmMH2 739 Li Hag Q41 earl er 339quot


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