Formation of Cyanohydrins from ketones and aldehydes
Description: Treatment of aldehydes (or ketones) with cyanide ion in the presence of a proton source (acid) leads to formation of cyanohydrins.
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Org. Synth. 1935, 15, 3
DOI Link: 10.15227/orgsyn.015.0001
Org. Synth. 1942, 22, 13
DOI Link: 10.15227/orgsyn.022.0013