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

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