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Synthesis of Alkylbenzenes
by Acylation-Reduction Reactions Acylation-reduction reaction sequences are useful to prepare
alkyl benzenes that cannot be directly prepared by FriedelCrafts alkylation because of rearrangements. Acylation-Reduction Reactions
Reduction of carbonyls with zinc-mercury amalgam in conc.
HCl is called the Clemmensen reduction. The Wolff-Kishner reduction uses hydrazine and KOH in a
high boiling solvent. 12.9
Rate and Regioselectivity in
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This note was uploaded on 03/22/2014 for the course CHEM 330 taught by Professor Shen during the Fall '08 term at Northern Illinois University.
- Fall '08