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

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