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Unformatted text preview: • To 1º amines (using LiAlH 4 ) • To aldehydes (using DIBAL-H) • Rxn. with RMgX or RLi to give ketones 2 Testing mechanisms using isotopes (Special Topic) Reaction mechanisms can NEVER be proven Chemists instead try to eliminate all alternate possibilities Isotopic labeling is a common way of doing this Tert-Butyl Esters (Special Topic) Can be hydrolyzed under conditions that other esters are stable, because a different mechanism is involved Useful as a chemoselective protecting group...
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This note was uploaded on 10/24/2011 for the course CHEMISTRY 623 taught by Professor Benson during the Spring '11 term at Kansas.
- Spring '11
- Organic chemistry