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Why can't the diene in a diels-alder also be a dienophile

It can and does given the right diene. The classic case is cyclopentadiene: At room temperature, this cyclic diene dimerizes over the course of hours to give dicyclopentadiene via a Diels–Alder ...
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Reaction Mechanism for tert-butyl alcohol and an aldehyde

Answer: In short, the mechanism posted by the OP is not correct. Over here, an aldehyde is being combined with a tertiary alcohol, and the reaction is acetalisation. We'll go through the main crux of ...
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How to draw endo-bicyclo[2.2.1]hept-5-ene-2,3-dicarboxylic anhydride on ChemDraw?

First of all, there is no chair conformation in this bicycle framework. It is always have a boat-confirmation with the two edges of the boat to make the bridge head. Following is the step-by-step ...
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What is the correct way to write sodium tetraphenylborate formula?

More than two, in that article: SMILES shows bonding. [B-](C1=CC=CC=C1)(C2=CC=CC=C2)(C3=CC=CC=C3)C4=CC=CC=C4.[Na+]. A brief online survey shows [Alfa, Chemical Book,...
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Can someone help me name this molecule?

The motif in the center is carbonic acid, hence your compound is a carbonate as for instance dimethyl carbonate. (Perhaps the BOC group is known to you as a protection of amines, too.) To the left of ...
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How do I number the atoms in strychnine?

Nomenclature for organic compounds (Blue Book, see nomenclature references on the resources site) equally agreed on how structure formulae of polycylic compounds should be presented, and oriented. ...
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Mechanism for elimination in 3-Chloro-1,4-cyclohexadiene

Yes the mechanism is correct. When ever a nucleophile is already present in a compound then its is favourable that intramolecular attack would occur as they are faster than intermolecular attack. In ...
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Mechanism for elimination in 3-Chloro-1,4-cyclohexadiene

I would assume that the molecule is deprotonated and then loses the chloride ion to give the aromatic product. Either caroon atom 3 (with the chlorine) or carbon atom 6 (with only a pair of hydrogens ...
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Is this a allyl bromide? If not what is it?

As you correctly mentioned, is allyl bromide. It's IUPAC name is 3-BromoProp-1-ene. The IUPAC name of this compound is 2-BromoProp-1-ene. It is a homologue of Vinyl Bromide.
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