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How to convert acetaldehyde to n-propyl alcohol?

How to convert acetaldehyde to n-propyl alcohol?

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Bhavya
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6 years ago
Acetaldehyde (CH3-CHO) +CH3MgBr -------> CH3-CH(OH)-CH3
CH3-CH(OH)-CH3 + conc. H2SO4 ------------> CH3-CH=CH2
CH3-CH=CH2 + B2H6 +H2O2 +NaOH -------> CH3-CH2-CH2OH (Hydroboration-oxidation)

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