Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids

Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids

Question

Write the reactions involved in the following :

Hofmann bromamide degradation reaction

Answer

Ar/R-CO-NH2 + Br2 + 4NaOH                            Ar/R-NH2 + Na2CO3 + 2NaBr +H2O

Here R = Alkyl group

Ar = Aryl group

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