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MCAT Organic Question — Aqueous Solubility

Which of the following changes would have the largest effect on the aqueous solubility of sodium 3, 3-dimethyl-4-phenyl pentanoate?   A) Lowering the pH of the solution below the pKa of the carboxylic acid. B) Replacing the phenyl substituent with a non-conjugated alkyl ring structure. C) Increasing the length of the parent carbon chain by

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MCAT Organic Question — Acidic Conditions

What is the product of water and ethyl ethanoate under acidic conditions?   a) ethanoic acid and ethanol b) butanol and water c) ethanoic acid, 2 equivalents d) ethanol, 2 equivalents  

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MCAT Biology Question — Amino Acids: Peptide Bond

Which structure shows two amino acids linked by 1 peptide bond?

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