Oxidative Cleavage Practice Problems
Which alkene from the list below would undergo an oxidative cleavage to produce a ketone with four carbon atoms as a single product?
An alkene having the molecular formula C8H16 is treated with a warm concentrated solution of potassium permanganate. The reaction produces two moles of butanoic acid (C3H8COOH). Determine the structure of the alkene. Can this reaction determine the structure of the alkene with complete certainty?
For the following reaction, draw the structure of the major product:
Draw the structures of intermediates, if there are any. If applicable, include the stereochemistry of the final product.
Draw product(s) for the following alkene oxidation reaction:
cyclohexene + warn, conc. KMnO4