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2,2-dimethylcyclohexanone to 2,3-dimethylphenol


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Hey Everyone,


Anyone out there have any idea on the mechanism for reacting 2,2-dimethylcyclohexanone with H2SO4 to yield 2,3-dimethylphenol.


Once you protonate the ketone and form a benzene ring, how the heck is the methyl moved down to the 3 position? post-42771-0-67032700-1301377364_thumb.jpg

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