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Reactions of sodium borohydride in acidic media. Selective reduction of aldehydes with sodium triacetoxyborohydride

Abstract

Aldehydes, but not ketones, are smoothly reduced to alcohols with sodium triacetoxyborohydride, prepared from sodium borohydride and acetic acid in benzene.

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Article type: Paper
DOI: 10.1039/C39750000535
Citation: J. Chem. Soc., Chem. Commun., 1975,0, 535-536
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    Reactions of sodium borohydride in acidic media. Selective reduction of aldehydes with sodium triacetoxyborohydride

    G. W. Gribble and D. C. Ferguson, J. Chem. Soc., Chem. Commun., 1975, 0, 535
    DOI: 10.1039/C39750000535

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