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Formation of amide

Could the reagent also be CH3COOH aswell?

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Original post by Amamiya
Could the reagent also be CH3COOH aswell?

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Yeah I’ve checked my textbook and it can, because that’s how amide linkages are formed in amino acids since they have the carboxylic acid group
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Original post by Amamiya
Could the reagent also be CH3COOH aswell?

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The reagent has a carboxylic group (-COOH) and that is why it would work, if it is used for a reaction.

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