Oxymercuration: Alcohols from alkenes using Hg(OAc)2 and Water
Description: Alkenes treated with mercuric acetate [ Hg(OAc)2 ] and water will be hydrated to form alcohols, after addition of NaBH4. This page is available to MOC Members only.
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Org. Synth. 1973, 53, 94
DOI Link: 10.15227/orgsyn.053.0094