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why does the entire side chain gets oxidised to to the carboxylic groupirrespective of the length of the side chain

why does the entire side chain gets oxidised to to the carboxylic groupirrespective of the length of the side chain

Grade:12th pass

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Vikas TU
14149 Points
5 years ago
Due to its Chemical properties.
The nucleophile acting as oxidising agent oxidises it first and fast due to carboxylic acid mechanism.

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