Partial reduction of alkynes with Lindlar’s catalyst to give cis alkenes

by James

Description: Catalytic hydrogenation of alkynes with Lindlar’s catalyst and hydrogen gas provides cis-alkenes (Z-alkenes)
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Flibbet

I believe Na/NH3 yields trans alkenes, not cis alkenes. Other than that, awesome page, very helpful.

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james

Fixed. Thanks for spotting the typo.

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Joseph Romo

another typo, alkene should be alkene(s), add the s

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