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if iodomethane is subjected to corey house reaction with iodomethyl cyclopentane being added in the final step, can ring expansion of cyclopentyl carbocation occur resulting finally in the product methyl cyclohexane ??

if iodomethane is subjected to corey house reaction with iodomethyl cyclopentane being added in the final step, can ring expansion of cyclopentyl carbocation occur resulting finally in the product methyl cyclohexane ??

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Ravleen Kaur
askIITians Faculty 1452 Points
3 years ago
Yes, ring expansion can takes place.

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