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7.4 Acid Anhydrides
The pyridine is used to remove the by-product of forming the HCl.
pyridine is no longer needed because the by-product is NaCl.
Acid anhydride are just as reactive as acid halides.
The reactions of acid anhydride are very similar to those of acid halides.
pyridine is not required in any of these reactions because HCl is not a by-product.
The major product of this reaction will have to be determined if the nucleophile attacks once or twice.
The reagent is a strong carbon nucleophile.
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