Predict the products in the reaction of dimethyl sulfate with each of the following nucleophiles. (a) (b) water (c) sodium ethoxide (d) sodium 1-propanethiolate
4. Covalent bonds don’t dissociate in water, thus don’t form electrolytes. 5. Most of our body parts (structures) are made of compounds that were formed by covalent bonds. Inorganic compounds 1. Water a. Is one of the most abundant and important compounds in the human body. b. About 2/3 of our body is composed of water. c. It has characteristics that contribute to its importance in the body: It is an excellent solvent – materials readily dissolve in it. Many chemicals move through the body either dissolved or suspended in water.