acetals

Protecting Groups In Grignard Reactions

Protecting Groups In Grignard Reactions

December 16, 2015

Now that we’ve gone over the most useful reactions of Grignard reagents – addition to epoxides, aldehydes, ketones, and esters – let’s go back to the topic of how to make Grignard reagents, al…

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Reaction Friday: Formation of Acetals from Ketones

Reaction Friday: Formation of Acetals from Ketones

February 24, 2012

Today’s video is about the formation of acetals from aldehydes and ketones, an important method for the protection of the carbonyl group. One thing I forgot to mention in the video is that the reaction is an equ…

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On Acetals and Hemiacetals

On Acetals and Hemiacetals

May 28, 2010

(Part VI on a series of posts on the reactions of neutral nucleophiles with carbonyl compounds) When I started this series on reaction mechanisms of carbonyl compounds, it was in an effort to justify a little statemen…

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