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Strecker Synthesis

Strecker synthesis of alpha-amino acids
Reaction type: Nucleophilic Addition then Nucleophilic Acyl Substitution


QUESTION : The nitrile is hydrolysed to a carboxylic acid,  what other functional groups does this remind you of ?ANSWER

Related Reactions

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