Problem: The following compound has been designed to allow for labeling of a specific site of a protein (J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009, 131, 8720– 8721):Consider each of the possible positions on this molecule that can be  deprotonated. Predict the likely product of an acid/base reaction of one mole of this molecule with each of the following:(a) One mole of EtNa(b) Two moles of EtNa(c) Three moles of EtNa(d) Four moles of EtNa(e) One mole of EtONa(f) Two moles of EtONa(g) Three moles of EtONa(h) Four moles of EtONa

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The following compound has been designed to allow for labeling of a specific site of a protein (J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009, 131, 8720– 8721):

Consider each of the possible positions on this molecule that can be  deprotonated. Predict the likely product of an acid/base reaction of one mole of this molecule with each of the following:

(a) One mole of EtNa

(b) Two moles of EtNa

(c) Three moles of EtNa

(d) Four moles of EtNa

(e) One mole of EtONa

(f) Two moles of EtONa

(g) Three moles of EtONa

(h) Four moles of EtONa

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