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Would you pls tell me what is Clemensen reduction? How it happens?

Would you pls tell me what is Clemensen reduction? How it happens?
 

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vinod
40 Points
6 years ago
Clemmensen reduction is a chemical reaction described as a reduction of ketones (or aldehydes) to alkanes using zinc amalgam and hydrochloric acid. This reaction is named after Erik Christian Clemmensen, a Danish chemist.  HAI IST YEAR LO EE REDUCTION YAKKADA VUNDHI
 
AYESHA
62 Points
6 years ago
Hi  frnd....................... Actually Iam an IIIT student.I used to have this doubt . Thank u for the clarification.
 
vinod
40 Points
6 years ago
  HAI  U NEED ANY MORE INFORMATIOM WWW.Clemmensen reduction WIKIPEDIA U CLARIFY UR DOUBT AND ALSO REFER ABEST BOOK OF CHEMISTRY

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