Exam 2

butanoic acid
Which compound would have the highest melting point?
aldehyde
What is the initial product of the oxidation of a primary alcohol?
carboxylic acid
What is the final product of the oxidation of a primary alcohol?
ketone
What is the product of the oxidation of a secondary alcohol?
no reaction
What is the product of the oxidation of a tertiary alcohol?
carboxylic acid
What is the product of the oxidation of an aldehyde?
no reaction
What is the product of the oxidation of a ketone?
secondary alcohol
What is the product of the reduction of a ketone?
carboxylic acid
Which one of the following are considered weak acids?
-1
Which is the charge on a carboxylic acid molecule at physiologic pH (pH=7.4)?
one molecule of a carboxylic acid and one molecule of an alcohol
What are the components of a carboxylic ester?
alcohols
Which class of compounds does not contain a carbonyl group?
carboxylic acids
In naming compounds which one of the following takes precedence over the others?
phosphoric anhydrides
What type of bonds are the high energy bonds in ATP?
carboxylic acid + alcohol
Which method for synthesizing carboxylic esters is reversible?