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    Anyone know what happens to p
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    Hydrolysis of the amide group
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    you to the rescue again, I have tried to find it in google and can't find a diagram, anyone show me?
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    anyone provide a diagram
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    In general...

    amide + water ----> ?
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    ester is it?
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    no
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    acid anhydride?
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    no, draw water attacking the amide
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    forms a carboxyllic acid? but is paracetamol an amide as it also has an OH group?
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    yeah, it forms a carboxylic acid and an amine, the OH group is on the aromatic ring
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    but is that when it reacts with HCL.
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    yes, acid hydrolysis
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    so what is the name of the carboxyllic acid?
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    acetic acid - the amine is left on the ring
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    you get the sodium salt of the acid (sodium acetate) if you use NaOH and the resulting amine, HCl is acting as a catalyst
 
 
 
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