Organic Chemistry Reagents

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ProcessReagentExtra Info
Reduction of a Ketone/AldehydeDoes not reduce carboxylic acid or esters. Leaves other pi bonds alone.
Secondary Alcohol into a Ketone
Alkene addition of OH groupMarkovnikov, no carbocation rearrangement
Alcohol into Grignard
Alkyne into Ketone
HydrohalogenationMarkovnikov, use one equivalent per pi bond that you want broken
EliminationZaitsev
Radical Halogenation
Alkene addition of OH groupMarkovnikov, allows carbocation rearrangement
Attaching an R group to a Ketone/Aldehyde
Alkene Halohydrin Formationanti-addition
EliminationHofmann
Primary Alcohol into a Aldehyde
Alkyne into Aldehyde
Reduction of a Ketone/AldehydeReduces carboxylic acid and esters. Does not leave other pi bonds alone.
Reduction of a Ketone/AldehydeReduces carboxylic acid and esters. Only one Oxygen atom involved. Leaves other pi bonds alone.
Alkyne Ozonolysis
Hydrohalogenationanti-Markovnikov
Attaching an R group to an Ester
ProcessReagentExtra Info
Replace a OH with a ClPrimary Only
Protected Alcohol back to Alcohol
Replace a OH with a BrPrimary and Secondary
Alkyne into cis-Alkene
Alkene addition of OH groupanti-Markovnikov, syn-addition
Alkene Dihydroxylationsyn addition
Alkene Dihydroxylationanti-addition
Elimination into AlkyneExample: X-C-C-X
AlkylationAttachment of an R group to a terminal alkyne
Reduction of a Ketone/AldehydeReduces carboxylic acid and esters. Multiple Oxygen atoms involved. Leaves other pi bonds alone.
Primary Alcohol into Carboxylic Acid
Converts OH into a Good Leaving Group
Hydrogenation
Halogenationanti-addition, use one equivalent per pi bond that you want broken
Replace a OH with a ClPrimary and Secondary
Alkyne into trans-Alkene
Alkene Ozonolysis
Name of a protected Alcohol

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