Formation of enamines from ketones/aldehydes and secondary amines

by James

Description: When ketones are treated with secondary amines and heated with an acid catalyst, a condensation reaction occurs, resulting in loss of H2O and formation of an enamine.
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Ari Stoner March 8, 2014 at 12:48 pm

What is the mechanism for the reverse–hydrolysis of enamines?

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Andres Vanegas July 13, 2014 at 4:12 pm

Is there an H missing in HOSO3 at the end of the mechanism?

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