Selective cycloalkanone reductions using aluminum amalgam

Martin Hulce, Timothy LaVaute

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Abstract

Aluminum amalgam in aqueous tetrahydrofuran reduces cycloalkanones to their respective alcohols. The reaction exhibits sensitivity to the ring size and steric environment of the ketone.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)525-528
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Volume29
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - 1988
Externally publishedYes

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Mercury amalgams
Ketones
Aluminum
Alcohols
tetrahydrofuran

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Biochemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Drug Discovery

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Selective cycloalkanone reductions using aluminum amalgam. / Hulce, Martin; LaVaute, Timothy.

In: Tetrahedron Letters, Vol. 29, No. 5, 1988, p. 525-528.

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Hulce, Martin ; LaVaute, Timothy. / Selective cycloalkanone reductions using aluminum amalgam. In: Tetrahedron Letters. 1988 ; Vol. 29, No. 5. pp. 525-528.
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