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Amide linkage

Discussion in 'MCAT: Medical College Admissions Test' started by akalin24, Apr 17, 2004.

  1. akalin24

    akalin24 Member
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    What's the hybridization of the C and O atoms in an amide linkage??

    Both sp2?
     
  2. ASDIC

    ASDIC The 9th Flotilla
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    i think its sp2...but they said "amido linkage" not amide linkage
     
  3. OnMyWayThere

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    So what's the answer?
     
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    The answer is sp2 for both. if it was asking about the N it would've been sp2 as well.
     
  5. akalin24

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    Amide and amido are the same functional groups. It's referred to as amido when it's a substituent..

    Anyway it looks like we answered that correctly!
     

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