Reduction of aromatic nitro groups to amino groups

by James

Description: Nitro groups can be converted into amino groups by treatment with a reducing agent such as palladium on carbon with hydrogen gas (Pd/C, H2), zinc metal with acid, or tin (Sn) with acid.
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Andres Vanegas

Would an iron based reagent work as well and do you need to use NaOH for the second step in the reagents with acids?


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