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NAME THE REAGENT USED TO CONVERT MeCO(CH2)2CO2ET TO MeCHOH(CH2)2CO2ET

NAME THE REAGENT USED TO CONVERT MeCO(CH2)2CO2ET TO MeCHOH(CH2)2CO2ET

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ruchi yadav
askIITians Faculty 27 Points
8 years ago
Ketones are reduced to secondary alcohols with sodium borohydride

The reactions are usually carried out in solution in a carefully dried ether such as ethoxyethane (diethyl ether). The reaction happens at room temperature.

Reducing agent sodium borohydride NaBH4.


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Ruchi
Askiitians Faculty

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