Cyclic Acetal Protecting Group Reaction and Mechanism

Cyclic Acetal Protecting Group Reaction and Mechanism in Organic Chemistry by Leah FischDuring synthesis, protecting a reactant is a game changer. Without this ability, arriving at the correct product will be painful and sometimes near impossible.

Utilizing a cyclic acetal protecting group is one of the handiest tools we can have in our synthesis arsenals.

This video will so you a step-by-step detailed mechanism along with tips for redrawing, and timesaving shortcuts! You can use these during your practice and upcoming exams.

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