In imine formation, why are the reaction conducted at #pH=5-6#?
Because such a
The general equation for the formation of an imine is:
With arrow pushing, the lone pair on the nitrogen is conceived to make a
We now have a potential leaving group, that can be lost to give a
Most of this will be discussed in greater detail, and with much greater sofistication in your organic text. I urge you to consult it.