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Write the Reactions Involved When D-glucose is Treated with the Following Reagent: (Ch3co)2o - Chemistry

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Write the reactions involved when D-glucose is treated with the following reagent:
(CH3CO)2O

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Solution

\[\begin{array}{cc}
\phantom{...............}\ce{CHO}\phantom{...................}\ce{CHO}\phantom{....}\ce{O}\phantom{..}\\
\phantom{..............}|\phantom{.......................}|\phantom{........}||\\
\phantom{.....................}\ce{(CHOH)4->[Acetic anhydride](CH-O-C-CH3)4}\\
\phantom{......}|\phantom{.......................}|\\
\phantom{......................}\ce{\underset{\text{D-glucose}}{CH2OH}}\phantom{................}\ce{CH2-O-C-CH3}\\
\phantom{.................................................}||\\
\phantom{.................................................}\ce{\underset{\text{Glucose penta acetate}}{O}}
\end{array}\]

Concept: Carbohydrates - Structures of Glucose
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